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Woman in India is killed over 'witchcraft' fears


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So why did they think she was a witch?
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19 minutes ago, Cookie Monster said:

Holy Grail is my favourite Monty Python film, genius.

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22 hours ago, Nnicolette said:

So why did they think she was a witch?

Because they are superstitious morons.....

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On 7/5/2022 at 1:14 PM, UM-Bot said:

Police are investigating the case of a woman who was murdered by villagers who believed that she was a witch.

https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/news/358884/woman-in-india-is-killed-over-witchcraft-fears

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"As per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), a total of 590 people, mostly women, were killed over this between 2001 and 2020. "

I suspect something else then mere superstition. Maybe some people had reasons to want to get rid of the old woman, and accusing her of witchcraft would be a - for that area - a perfect excuse for killing her.

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1 hour ago, Abramelin said:

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"As per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), a total of 590 people, mostly women, were killed over this between 2001 and 2020. "

I suspect something else then mere superstition. Maybe some people had reasons to want to get rid of the old woman, and accusing her of witchcraft would be a - for that area - a perfect excuse for killing her.

Evangelical preachers in Africa do that to get rid of indigenous wisdom keepers. 

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