Woman Called Witch, Burned Alive

A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.

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  • Were any 'witches' burned at Salem?
    The answer is no; the British American colonial witch was killed in another way. “No one was burned in Salem, instead, they were hanged,” said Elizabeth Reis, a professor at City University of New York at Macaulay Honors.Cursed Woman: New England Puritan Sinner and Witch“(Cornell University Press, 1999).
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  • Questions About Salem MA Witchcraft | 1692 Salem Witch Museum
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  • Janet Horne
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