‘It was like a witch hunt’ In October last year the remote Scottish island of Lewis was torn apart by allegations of ritual child abuse. But two weeks ago, the case against the accused suddenly collapsed, just as similar actions in the Orkneys and Nottingham did before them. It was another case of ‘Satanic panic’, but as Rosie Waterhouse finds out, the community remains divided….
Satanic abuse – it was like a witch-hunt
July 16, 2004 by The Guardian
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