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It’s 2013, And They’re Still Burning Witches

One of many such stories. The photograph accompanying this article was taken in 2013. Or 2012 at the earliest. This is not ancient history. What follows are excerpts from an article at The Global Mail about Papua New Guinea, where belief in black magic persists and women are blamed, accused of sorcery and […]

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Two People Killed In Lohardaga, India For “Sorcery” And Practicing Witchcraft

A murderer near Bhokta Bageecha of Hirhi Turiya Toli killed a 65-year-old man, Bartu Bhagat, after accusing him of practicing witchcraft. Bhagat was axed to death near the Town Police Station on Wednesday. District police have voiced concern at the rise in the number of people killed after being accused of practising witchcraft. […]

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