Note: Varies by jurisdiction. Closely related practices found in some tribal societies are cannibalism and headhunting. Human sacrifice was practised in many human societies beginning in prehistoric times. By the Iron Age 1st millennium BCE , with the associated developments in religion the Axial Age , human sacrifice was becoming less common throughout the Old World , and came to be looked down upon as barbaric during classical antiquity. Today, human sacrifice has become extremely rare.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
The rapper made his comments on a U. The United Nations calls virginity testing "painful, humiliating and traumatic" and wants it banned. Human rights experts agree.