witch-hunt


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witch-hunt

'Whistleblowing', see there.
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While the killings took place under different circumstances, several similarities are identified that problematize the enduring view that the witch-hunts were part of a national conspiracy targeted at the religious leaders of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU).
From the moment the AKP began distancing itself from Ekrem Dumanly and any press close to the GE-len movement, the first real signals of the dimensions of this witch-hunt were given.
Attorney-general Costas Clerides gave the go-ahead for the confiscation of the hard-drives, because of the political witch-hunt that President Anastasiades was also participating in.
King apparently decided that Islam is to be the scapegoat for America's ills; and he is now on a witch-hunt for Muslims to burn.
Decker first became aware of this papal attitude toward possession when he discovered a correspondence with the Vatican regarding a witch-hunt in the German city of Paderborn in 1656-57.
Lord Mandelson said the Phoenix Four had "brass neck nerve" to describe the report as a witch-hunt and urged them now to "do the decent thing" and formally disqualify themselves from holding any future directorships.
Discussing witch-hunting as a global phenomenon, at the end of Caliban and the Witch (2004), and commenting on the witch-hunts that have taken place in Africa and other parts of the world in the 1980s and 1990s, I expressed my concern that these persecutions were rarely reported in Europe and the U.
The Problem: The early-modern European witch-hunt has attracted so much recent scholarly attention that the topic has earned the status of a "genre in its own right," (3) and, consequently, the amount of witchcraft literature is volunious.
Levack's extensive body of knowledge in the field has produced such books as The Witch-hunt in Early Modern Europe, The Witchcraft Source Book and The Literature of Witchcraft (Articles on Witchcraft, Magic and Demonology, volume 4).
Supporters claimed Mark Walker was the victim of a witch-hunt because of his political views.
An Abundance Of Witches: The Great Scottish Witch-Hunt is a detailed history of witch-hunting and persecution in Scotland from approximately 1658-1662, an era generally thought to be the high point of a turbulent history of violence and hatred for accused witches.
Lepore offers multiple possibilities about how events, which snowballed into a terrifying witch-hunt, may have unfolded.