[The following was taken from an excellent article by Joe Kernan in the Warwick Beacon. – Claire] In a recent “special report,” Costa Mesa, California’s conservative Citizens for Excellence in Education proclaims Halloween nothing less than anti-Christian, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times. “When the roots of this holiday are traced,” the… Continue reading The History of Halloween: Is It Nothing More Than an Anti-Christian Agenda?
Five women were paraded naked, beaten and forced to eat human excrement by villagers after being branded as witches in India’s Jharkhand state. Local police said the victims were Muslim widows who had been labelled as witches by a local cleric. The incident occurred on Sunday in a remote village in Deoghar district. Correspondents say… Continue reading Village ‘Witches’ Beaten In India