Hardly a new practice, witch-hunting continues across Assam, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand among others, despite law forbidding the same
Welcome to Kenya, one of the most religious countries in the world where people carry Bibles and pray all the time, but still keep a talisman from a witchdoctor for additional security
Helen Duncan may have been a fraud but Britain's wartime government feared her so much they ensured she was charged with witchcraft
The Sonoran Market is a sprawling bazaar dedicated to witchcraft sex, potions, and rituals.
In the age of the athame, a Witch might wonder why we bother putting a wand on the altar at all. But the use of the wand is an ancient practice with deep roots and esoteric history. What is a wand really for, and what does it actually mean?
This is not the first encounter I have had with someone in Liberia who vehemently believes witchcraft exists and has personally experienced its effects. Some of the stories I am told are literally unbelievable, but I remain silent and listen. One of the most dramatic stories of witchcraft was shared with me by a pastor who owns the guest house I stayed at briefly.
Mardoche Yembi was just eight years old when he was blamed for the death of his mother.
Ester Medina says she’s lived in her apartment for eight years now and whatever they say she’s practicing, she’s a Christian, but not according to the eviction notice, which says she threatened a maintenance man for being a vampire and that she’s been practicing witchcraft and for acting delusional.
The appearance of an alleged act of witchcraft right next to the main highway entrance to town caused uproar and alarm among residents of Progreso. According to witnesses, between 10 p.m. and 12 a…
In 1692 nineteen men and women were convicted of witchcraft and executed in America.
Malawi's estimated 10,000 albinos face "systematic extinction" if they continue to be murdered for their body parts for use in witchcraft, a UN expert warned Friday.
Artefacts belonging to a history-making witch who lived in a Brighton council flat have gone on display in her home city.
IN former times, the fear of witches and witchcraft dominated rural life in this country and it is difficult to pinpoint a particular time when…
Kate Ravilious on how the Little Ice Age inspired The Tempest and Macbeth – and led to the deaths of thousands of “witches”
A prime building in Nairobi’s Jericho estate has never been occupied for more than 20 years over allegations of witchcraft. Those who have attempted to set up businesses there failed miserably. The ground floor and more spacious rooms upstairs that would make for lodgings or conference halls have been covered with cobwebs and dust while the balconies sport overgrown grass.
A 75-year-old woman was yesterday killed by villagers at Boiyeki location, Bonchari constituency for allegedly being a witch.
The strange behavior of a tween led to allegations of witchcraft and a curse being placed on anybody within earshot.
Doreen Valiente, the mother of modern witchcraft, was nine-years-old when she had what she called an indescribably mystical experience, and saw the veil of reality tremble. On a balmy summer evening in the 1920s, she crept into her south London garden at twilight and was consumed by the feeling that her surroundings were fabricated to hide something else: something “very potent.”
A frail and feisty woman is leading the battle against witch hunting in India, reports Soutik Biswas.
IT seems that some, no matter what the evidence to the contrary, refuse to believe that Scottish witches were not burned alive