Archive | January, 2014

With Beaten to Death in Libertad, Peru

Accused Witch Beaten to Death in La Libertad, Peru

A 68-year-old accused witch in the La Libertad region of Peru, Elesmira Zárate, was beaten to death by a group of citizen patrol members who call themselves “ronderos”.

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Woman Thrashed in Nepal for Witchcraft

Witchcraft And Women’s Rights In Nepal

Lahan, Nepal: As incidents of women facing inhuman treatment and torture on charges of witchcraft continues unabated across Nepal, a conference of women rights activists underscored the need for endorsing the country’s proposed anti-witchcraft bill at the earliest. The conference, which included women’s rights activists from five districts of the eastern region, was held in Lahan […]

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