Why Witchcraft is Still Getting Women Killed
Almost 200 people, mostly women, have been murdered in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, accused of witchcraft and sorcery. Witch-hunting is a prevalent practice in Assam and neighbouring states among many indigenous communities.
To try and decode the complex reasons behind why some people become scapegoats in land disputes, crop failures or even ostracised for their own religious practices, we meet women who were branded as witches and local activists who are trying to rehabilitate them.
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