To kick off a brand new season, Annette Younger is in Scotland whose haunting magnificence has served as a backdrop to many movies and TV collection about sorcery and witches equivalent to "Harry Potter" and "Outlander". However within the sixteenth century, a real horror story started as 1000’s of girls had been persecuted, tortured and killed after being accused of witchcraft. Now 400 years on, the Scottish Parliament is about to clear their names. Annette Younger meets the 2 girls who’re behind the marketing campaign to get Scottish authorities to pardon the accused.
We additionally report on how girls are nonetheless being accused of witchcraft in elements of Africa and why to this very day, the phrase "witch" is used as an insult.