Shocking: Muslim ‘Baby Throwing’ ritual at a Mosque in Maharashtra State in India

Imagine the trauma these infants go through. This particular ritual took place in the village of Harangal in western India’s Maharashtra State and was filmed in 2009.

Hundreds of people turn out for the annual event, which is thought to have been followed for nearly 700 years in the belief the baby-fall ensures good health and prosperity for their families. Isn’t this Child Abuse?