In 1524, a statue of the Virgin Mary at the Cathedral in Riga, Latvia, was accused of being a witch. They put it on trial by throwing it in the river. Since the wooden statue floated, they declared it guilty and burned it.
In Tucson, Arizona in 1970, a teacher was fired for being a witch.
The country of Swaziland has banned witches from flying above an altitude of 150 meters in 2013.
The government of Nazi Germany memorialized the victims of European witch trials of the 16th to 18th centuries, as they thought witchcraft represented the remnant of an indigenous “Aryan” religion untainted by the Judaic influence of Christianity.