Woman stripped, sexually tortured and lynched as a “witch”

27 October 2014, Chattisgarh

A 55-year-old woman was dragged out of her house by 12 relatives, who accused her of being a “witch.” They then publicly stripped her, sexually tortured her and beat her to death as the village, and her husband and children watched on. Increasingly studies show that most cases of witch lynching in India involve property disputes, where relatives or neighbors drum up resentment against women whose property they want to grab.


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