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State of Superstition: IS Beheads 2 Women for Sorcery

Islamic extremists in Syria have executed more than 3,000 people in the past year, and this week they added to the death toll by beheading two women after accusing them of witchcraft and sorcery, a rights watch group says. The women’s husbands also were executed — the latest in a long line of barbaric killings carried out by the terror group that has drawn international condemnation. This marks the first time women have been executed for witchcraft by the group. But in February...

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