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Woman suspected to be a 'witch', four children killed in India

Woman suspected to be a 'witch', four children killed in India

Six men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman whom they suspected of practising witchcraft and her four children in eastern India, police said Wednesday.

Three burnt to death in India over human sacrifice rumours

Three burnt to death in India over human sacrifice rumours

Three members of an Indian family burnt to death after a mob locked them in their house and set it on fire following rumours of their involvement in human sacrifices, police said Tuesday.

UN expert questions 'witchcraft' as cause of rising albino violence

UN expert questions 'witchcraft' as cause of rising albino violence

‘Witchcraft’ and mysterious occult beliefs have been blamed for the surge in attacks targeting albinos in Africa over the last decade, but a UN expert said those theories leave a lot unexplained.