witch-hunting News

Woman honoured with doctorate for fighting witch-hunting in Assam

“But more than an honour like this, I want the government to enact a law against witch-craft as early as possible,” she said.

3 women held for ‘witch hunting’

They declared themselves incarnations of goddesses and assaulted 'witches'.


Witch-hunt Island : For 22 days,35 people in Assam's Majuli put through 'purification'

On the island of Majuli,35 people were declared ‘witches’ and 51 put through ‘purification’.

Evil in the System

As Maharashtra pushes for the anti-superstition and black magic bill,disturbing incidents of witch-hunting continue in the interiors of the state

NHRC seeks action-taken report on Assam 'witch-hunting' cases

Increasing incidents of witch-hunting have caused concern in Assam,with two such incidents occurring this month.