Most people believe that the persecution of “witches” reached its height in the early 1690s with the trials in Salem, Mass., but it is a grim paradox of 21st-century life that violence against people accused of sorcery is very much still with us. Far from fading away, thanks to digital interconnectedness and economic development, witch hunting has become a growing, global problem. Read more
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The Persecution of Witches, 21st-Century Style
Witch hunts may be a thing of the past in Europe and North America, but they still go on in some parts of the world.