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Modern witch-hunts - Wikipedia


Witch-hunts are today practiced in modern times throughout the world. While prevalent in all continents, hot-spots of current witch-hunting are India, Papua New ...

Fighting Modern-Day Witch Hunts in India's Remote Northeast - The ...


Feb 24, 2016 ... Even as India modernizes, witchcraft accusations are common, leading to the murders of over 2,000 people, mostly women, in the last 15 years.

The Modern Day Witch-hunt - Mad In America


Dec 5, 2015 ... Areas that had the greatest social and political turmoil were those that also persecuted the greatest number of witches. Most witch hunts were ...

What is an example of a modern day witch hunt? | Reference.com


A modern day witch hunt is described by Care 2 as a situation where a mob mentality attacks someone or something while operating on dubious premises.

Modern-Day Witch-Hunts Target Men - Live Science


Sep 25, 2014 ... Attacks on people accused of practicing witchcraft in Papua New Guinea have typically targeted women, but now, more men are becoming ...

Arthur Miller and modern-day witch-hunts - The Economist


Oct 22, 2015 ... The Economist asks: Tom MorrisArthur Miller and modern-day witch-hunts. “The Crucible” seems to resonate with every era in which it is ...

Why Do Witch Hunts Still Happen? | Smart News | Smithsonian


Oct 30, 2015 ... Modern-day witch hunts happen in Africa, the Pacific, Latin America and even in the U.S. and Europe, writes Mitch Horowitz for the New York ...

A Modern Day Witch Hunt | Mission India


Aug 27, 2015 ... Learn about "A Modern Day Witch Hunt" and how Adult Literacy Classes are helping groups of people.

Aftrica's Modern Day Witch Hunt - Newsweek


Sep 12, 2011 ... It was Pakpema Bleg's own family who first accused her of practicing witchcraft. Her nephew had accidentally pricked his finger on a needle, ...

Refugees and Hysteria: A Modern Day Witch-hunt?


Feb 3, 2016 ... All of us look at the Salem Witch Trials, and we shudder in shame. Let us look to history then, to the same witch-hunt, and avoid a repeat.