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New Memorial Remembers Victims of the Salem Witch Trials

"Residents of Salem gathered Wednesday to mark a shameful chapter of American history and remember the 19 men and women who were accused and convicted of being witches in 1692..."
Posted: 20 July 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: wbur.org
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India Plans to Create Database of Present Day Witch Lynchings

"The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), that tabulates and analyses crime data from across the country every year, is planning to now collect detailed data on lynchings as well..."
Posted: 13 July 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: indianexpress.com
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Zimbabwean Witch Confesses to Eating Human Flesh in Rituals

"A woman from Harare, in Zimbabwe, has confessed to eating at least ten human bodies, through witchcraft practices with a group of people, according to Gistplanet..."
Posted: 22 March 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: tuko.co.ke
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First US Town to Execute a Witch Offers Posthumous Apology

"Windsor, the oldest town in the state of Connecticut, is well known for different historical happenings...Windsor is also known to be the first town to execute a woman accused of witchcraft, in 1647. And now, 370 years later, Windsor is the first in the state to apologize..."
Posted: 17 March 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: courant.com
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Katy Perry Accused of Witchcraft by Nuns

"Is Katy Perry a witch? Two nuns think so, and that's why they are after the 'Chained To The Rhythm' songstress. They made the accusation after Orlando Bloom's ex revealed she wants to purchase a former convent..."
Posted: 12 March 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: rawstory.com
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Witches Target Trump with Mass Occult Ritual

"It's not just a political battle anymore. It's spiritual warfare now. Exorcists, witches and occultists 'in a number of magical groups' are announcing plans for a ritual designed to 'bind Donald Trump and all who abet him'.."
Posted: 25 February 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: wnd.com
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New Board Game Based on Salem Witch Trials in Development

"Board game developer and history fanatic Dan Hundycz is in the midst of creating a game based on the Salem Witch Trials, right out of his building on Market Street..."
Posted: 13 February 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: twcnews.com
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Salem Planning to Build Memorial to Executed 'Witches'

"Salem is adding a new attraction to its list of spooky spots. Officials in the region's Halloween capital released this week the final renderings for a memorial at Proctor’s Ledge..."
Posted: 29 January 2017 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: bostonglobe.com
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'Witch Child' Rescuer is Voted 'Most Inspirational Person'

"Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven has been recognized as the most influential person in the world for her efforts to help abandoned children accused of being witches in Nigeria..."
Posted: 10 December 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: edition.cnn.com
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Did Hallucinogens Spark the Salem Witch Trials?

"The Salem witch trials began when a group of young girls claimed they were attacked by 'supernatural beings' sent by villagers who practiced 'the Devil's magic'..."
Posted: 04 December 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Man 'Summons Swarm of Bees' to Recover Stolen Motorbike

"A man in Mbooni, Makueni has shocked residents after sending a swarm of bees to recover his stolen motorbike..."
Posted: 30 November 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: tuko.co.ke
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'Black Witch Priest' Allegedly Sacrificed Child to Find Missing Cellphone

"On October 24, a 4-year-old girl went missing from her home in the Charaideo district of upper Assam, a mostly tribal state in northeast India..."
Posted: 09 November 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: nzherald.co.nz
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British People Encouraged to Seek Out Eerie Witchcraft Symbols

"What better way to spend Halloween than to go looking for 'witches' marks' in your home or your village?..."
Posted: 31 October 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: mashable.com
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'Real-Life' School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to Open Next Year

"Next year – if you so wish – you'll be able to be taught sorcery in a real-life school of witchcraft and wizardry..."
Posted: 31 October 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: pakistantoday.com.pk
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Fresh Hope in Campaign to Pardon 'Britain's Last Witch'

"A woman dubbed Britain's last witch could be pardoned posthumously thanks to a new law..."
Posted: 31 October 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Document Detailing Accused Witches in Scotland Goes Online

"The historic pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland have been published online for the first time..."
Posted: 28 October 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: scotsman.com
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Indian Official Proposes Hunt for Mythical Miracle Herb

"Sanjivani is the stuff of myth: an herb that glows in the dark and has the power to revive the dying, wrenching them back from the fog of unconsciousness..."
Posted: 03 October 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: nytimes.com
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Woman Accused of Witchcraft Burned Alive in Peruvian Jungle

"A woman accused of being a witch was burned alive on a bonfire in an indigenous community in a remote part of the country's Amazon rainforest, authorities said Tuesday..."
Posted: 30 September 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: latino.foxnews.com
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'Black Magic' Used in Attempt to Resurrect Dead Girl

"In a shocking tale of blatant superstition caught live in an exclusive footage of Prameya News 7 channel on Sunday in Ganjam, hopeless parents of a three year- old dead girl have taken help of witchcraft to bring back their daughter to life..."
Posted: 19 September 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: prameyanews7.com
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Witchcraft Suspected after Human Remains Found with Voodoo Doll

"Police on the Costa Blanca are probing a witchcraft link after a shocked diver found a skeleton wrapped in a shroud with 'a bucketful of strange objects'..."
Posted: 28 August 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: mirror.co.uk
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Witches Now Use Emojis to Cast Spells

"Some witches on Tumblr, however, would see the above as a mystical witch's spell, replete with magical powers. The full meaning of each image is only truly known to the witch herself..."
Posted: 19 August 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: mic.com
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'Magic Spells' Unearthed with Ancient Skeletons in Serbia

"Archaeologists are trying to decipher magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver that they found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago..."
Posted: 09 August 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: uk.reuters.com
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Two Women Lynched to Death Following Allegations of Witchcraft

"Two women were lynched to death following allegations of practicing witchcraft and their bodies were thrown into a swollen Sone River in Badepur village of Palamu district in Jharkahnd on Sunday morning. The Hussainabad police said that the search for their bodies have proved futile..."
Posted: 09 August 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: indianexpress.com
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Witchcraft Shop Refuses to Serve Harry Potter Fans

"A shop which makes magic wands for real life witches and wizards has been blasted by Harry Potter fans for refusing to serve them..."
Posted: 07 August 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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An After School Satan Club Could Be Coming to Your Town

"It’s a hot summer night, and leaders of the Satanic Temple have gathered in the crimson­-walled living room of a Victorian manse in this city renowned for its witch trials in the 17th century..."
Posted: 04 August 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: washingtonpost.com
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Witch Prison Found in 15th Century Scottish Church

"In the years before the Reformation, a small chapel in a church on the outskirts of Aberdeen had provided a quiet place for Catholic women to pray in peace..."
Posted: 22 July 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Portsmouth Medium Was Jailed as a Witch for Wartime Prediction

"My recent picture of HMS Barham leaving Portsmouth Harbour in the 1930s reminded Calum Kennedy of the unusual connection between the battleship, Portsmouth and witchcraft..."
Posted: 23 June 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: portsmouth.co.uk
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Over 2000 Women Killed for Practicing 'Witchcraft' in 14 Years

"Restina Horo, a 60-year-old widow, was hacked to death on Friday by her nephew Muni Horo in Dahkela village in Jharkhand's Khunti district, barely 75 km from the state capital Ranchi..."
Posted: 20 June 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: indiatoday.intoday.in
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Gruesome Witchcraft History Unveiled in 900-Year-Old Church

"New light has been shed on the persecution of 'witches' during the transformation of a 900-year-old church. The 'Mither Kirk' Project has excavated the Church of St Nicholas which will eventually house a heritage centre..."
Posted: 09 June 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Brighton 'Witch' Doreen Valiente's Possessions Go on Display

"Artefacts and paraphernalia belonging to a woman regarded as 'the mother of witchcraft' have gone on display in her home city of Brighton and Hove..."
Posted: 30 April 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: bbc.co.uk
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The Disturbing True Story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin

"Many are familiar with the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Few realise however, that the story is based on real events, which evolved over the years into a fairy tale made to scare children..."
Posted: 19 April 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: ancient-origins.net
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The Indian Woman Who Hunts the Witch Hunters

"Not so long ago, Birubala Rabha believed witches existed. Growing up, neighbours often told her often about evil women, or daini (witches) skulking in the village..."
Posted: 10 April 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Heinrich Himmler's Occult Library Discovered in 'Secret Room'

"Chief Heinrich Himmler — the head of the Gestapo during the Holocaust — was obsessed with the supernatural and believed magic books held the key to 'Aryan' supremacy in the world..."
Posted: 19 March 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Californian Woman Uses 'Witchcraft' to Solve Computer Problems

"Have you 'witched it' off and on again? Reverend Joey Talley says she casts spells over broken computers to restore them to health..."
Posted: 20 January 2016 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: home.bt.com
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'Panic' at Kenya Bus Station as 'Passenger Turns into Dog'

"There was drama at Mombasa's main bus terminus in Mwembe Tayari yesterday morning after word sread that one of the arriving passengers from Nairobi had mysteriously turned into a dog..."
Posted: 08 December 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
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Woman Allegedly Fired from US Military for Practising 'Witchcraft'

"This week, a U.S. Air Force dental clinic employee turned to a military religious equality tribunal after allegedly being fired for practising 'witchcraft' and 'bringing demons into the office' because she was Hindu, practised yoga, and listened to Indian music..."
Posted: 11 October 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: thehindu.com
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'Witch Hunts Are Not a Thing of the Past'

"It's easy to assume that the extreme superstition that fueled historical tragedies like the Salem witch trials is a thing of the past, but sadly, Mission India says that’s not the case..."
Posted: 04 September 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: mnnonline.org
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Witchcraft Fears as Stray Cats Terrorise Hospital Patients

"Patients at the Gwanda Provincial Hospital are having no time to concentrate on their recovery process as they have to fight off marauding stray cats in the wards..."
Posted: 21 August 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: zimeye.com
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Five Women Accused of Witchcraft, Killed by Enraged Villagers

"Five woman have been brutally beaten to death by villagers who accused them of witchcraft in India..."
Posted: 12 August 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: naij.com
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Police Suspect Witchcraft Link Behind Triple 'Blue Moon' Murder

"Although the sheriff didn’t fully specify how the homicide links to the lunar event, 'the elements of the case are odd at best', he stated..."
Posted: 08 August 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: tvnewsroom.org
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Decapitated Animals Keep Showing up in Sacramento

"Mutilated chickens, cows, rabbits and lambs have been found throughout the California capital city in the last three months. Investigators don’t know if they’re looking at a spurt of animal sacrifices, or a copy-cat seeking attention..."
Posted: 08 March 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: buzzfeed.com
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Papua New Guinea's 'Sorcery Refugees' Flee Homes

"A number of women in Papua New Guinea have been forced to flee their homes amid accusations they practice witchcraft, becoming the latest victims of a growing phenomenon of sorcery-related violence, officials have said..."
Posted: 07 January 2015 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: news.vice.com
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Family Attacked for 'Raising the Dead'

"A Limpopo mother and her two sons have sought refuge at a police station after their home was torched by residents who accused them of causing a spate of deaths and raising the dead..."
Posted: 16 November 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: sowetanlive.co.za
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Possible Witch Bottle Found in England

"An intact green bottle has been unearthed at the site of the Old Magnus Buildings, constructed during the Tudor, Georgian, and Victorian periods for use as a free school..."
Posted: 22 October 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: archaeology.org
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Witchcraft: Strange Goat Causes Stir in Newsroom

"What appeared to be mild drama last Saturday unfolded when a strange goat walked into the newsroom of the Delta State-owned newspapers, The Pointer and temporarily put a stop to the day’s activities..."
Posted: 15 September 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: leadership.ng
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Britain's Witches Call for Posthumous Pardons

"Modern day witches will gather in England's West Country this weekend to campaign to clear the names of the last three women that were hanged in Britain for the crime of witchcraft..."
Posted: 29 August 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: globalpost.com
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Lift on 'Magic Arts' Ban Splits Virginia Town

"A heated debate is brewing in a quaint Northern Virginia town, where many residents worry striking down an archaic law banning magic arts and fortunetelling could expose the area to crime and corruption..."
Posted: 22 August 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: nbcwashington.com
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Record Bid for Biggest Group of People Dressed as Witches

"An attempt is to be made in Exeter to break the world record for the number of witches gathered in one place..."
Posted: 12 August 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: exeterexpressandecho.co.uk
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'Magic Jar' Retrieved by Saudi Coastguards from the Seabed

"Saudi Arabia’s coastguards men stumbled across a jar at the bottom of the Gulf waters believed to be containing witchcraft items, which were later destroyed by police anti-sorcery experts, a newspaper in the Gulf Kingdom reported on Thursday..."
Posted: 18 July 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: emirates247.com
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The Truth Behind Scotland's Infamous Witch Trials

"Hundreds of witches were burned at the stake and drowned in Scottish lochs - but were the women branded spell-casters bad or mad?.."
Posted: 13 July 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: scotlandnow.dailyrecord.co.uk
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