India: Thirty Five People Saved from Witch-Hunting in Majuli

19th October: Some educated residents of Majuli and members of a voluntary organisation saved at least 35 people from extreme brutality in the Sikarigaon area of the river island on Friday after they were “suspected to be practising witchcraft.” A woman and a youth had accused the families comprising these 35 people in the first week of October of practising sorcery and asked the villagers to punish them to preventdiseases in the area. Read more here.

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