Petition to pardon Scottish witch

Campaigners have submitted a petition to the Scottish Parliament calling for the last woman convicted under the Witchcraft Act to be pardoned.
Helen Duncan spent nine months in Holloway prison after being found guilty at a trial in 1944.
She had told a seance a warship had sunk before the news had been officially announced.
A second petition calls for all those convicted under witchcraft legislation in Scotland to be pardoned.

Full Story: BBC.
(Thanks Honky Tonk Dragon).

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