India: Witch hunting still claims lives in Assam

In yet another incident of alleged witch-hunting, three members of a family were burnt to death at Borjhora village on suspicion of practicing witchcraft.

Witchcraft is a barbaric act of superstition. For long, it has been a part of the tribal customs , especially recognized in remote rural areas. In actual fact witch hunting is rampant today, and the rate of witchcraft killing is alarmingly high among tribal communities and other minor communities.

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