Dr Miranda Forsyth

Dr Miranda Forsyth

Stopping violence against 'witches'

Throughout history, people described as witches have been persecuted. Research at ANU is focusing on what can be done to prevent this sorcery-related violence. ROSS PEAKE reports.

In some societies, sorcery is believed to account for sudden or unexplained death or illness. The end result is often that someone is killed for another person’s unexplained death.