Around 4,000 Scots were accused of the crime with around 85% of those convicted being women.
After 300 years, thousands of Scottish people convicted of witchcraft could be pardoned.
A consultation's been launched into a bill that one minister says would "right the historic wrong".
Around 4-thousand Scots were accused of the crime with around 85-percent of those convicted being women.
Campaigners say, if passed, it would serve as a message to countries who continue to peruse "accusations of witchcraft"