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Category: Witchcraft and Magic (unfilter)



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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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Read more at uk.reuters.com

'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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Read more at thehindu.com

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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Katy Perry Sued for 'Tarnishing' Song with 'Witchcraft'

"Katy Perry is being sued by a Christian rapper for allegedly stealing his 2008 hip-hop gospel song, 'Joyful Noise,' to create 'Dark Horse,' the first single from her 2013 album Prism..."
Posted: 03 July 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: gossipcop.com
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Swiss Town Unveils Memorial for Executed Witch

"The Swiss town that ordered Europe’s last execution for witchcraft will unveil a memorial for the woman beheaded more than 200 years ago, accused of bewitching a child..."
Posted: 15 June 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: forward.com
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Nigeria: Bird Turns into Old Woman in Lagos

"Residents of Ajegunle area of Lagos were, yesterday, thrown into shock, after a bird was said to have transformed into an old woman who confessed to being a witch..."
Posted: 22 May 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: allafrica.com
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Witchcraft and Papua New Guinea's Disappearing Health Service

"When Mary, aged 45, got sick, residents in her remote highland village in Papua New Guinea (PNG) did not take her to the doctor, but to a traditional healer believed to have magical powers..."
Posted: 06 May 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: irinnews.org
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Ghana Village a Refuge for Witches

"...One unique thing about witchcraft belief in Northern Ghana is that there are safe spaces for 'witches'. A 'witch' must not be suffered to die as the scripture says. There are villages that welcome and rehabilitate victims of witchcraft accusations..."
Posted: 06 April 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: ghanaweb.com
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Read more at life.time.com

World of Witches: Portraits of English Pagans

"Just about 50 years ago, in the fall of 1964, LIFE magazine published what must have felt to the venerable weekly's long-time readers like a strikingly weird feature. Titled 'Real Witches at Work,' the piece included photographs of modern-day British pagans..."
Posted: 02 April 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: life.time.com
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Pagans and Witches Serving in the British Military

"Dozens of pagans and witches serve in the British military. Scores of Rastafarians and spiritualists are also among services personnel who follow alternative religions, official figures show..."
Posted: 29 March 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: metro.co.uk
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Were the Pendle Witches Guilty? You Decide

"People are being given the chance to be jurors at a re-trial of the Pendle Witches..."
Posted: 26 March 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: lancashiretelegraph.co.uk
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Facts and Traditions of the Wiccan Spring Equinox

"The spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere falls on March 20 this year, marking the time when the sun passes over the celestial equator. Wiccans and other neopagans observe the day as Ostara, a festival that celebrates the season's change from dark winter to brightening spring..."
Posted: 21 March 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: huffingtonpost.com
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Read more at the-star.co.ke

School Closed after Accusations of Witchcraft

"Secondary School in Kilifi south subcounty was closed on Tuesday after students complained of torture through witchcraft when they go to bed..."
Posted: 21 March 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: the-star.co.ke
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Witch-Hunting Down the Centuries

"The persecution and killing of people in the name of practicing witchcraft is still a significant phenomenon in many countries around the world and Nepal is not an exception..."
Posted: 18 March 2014 - Category: Witchcraft and Magic - Source: thehimalayantimes.com
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