(The Hindu News) Baksa (PTI): A 65-year-old Adivasi woman was hacked to death, allegedly by her two brothers, on the suspicion of practising witchcraft in lower Assam's Baksa district. -- Get the whole story
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(UGN) The African Network for Preventing and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) has called for a review of the witchcraft act 1957 in order to adequately address the current realities of child sacrifice that Uganda is facing today. -- Get the whole story
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Licensed to be a witch?
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(Tanzania Standard) I DIDN'T know that the government has been licensing some guys to be witchesNow the Premier Mizengo "Pete" Pinda has just banned witches from practising their nefarious craft.-- Get the whole story
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(NBC) A Mexican sports daily is pinning its hopes of beating the United States in a World Cup qualifying match on voodoo — with help from a U.S-based electronics chain. -- Get the whole story
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Five evicted for witchcraft
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(The Daily Times) Over five families staying in houses belonging to Forestry Department in Blantyre have been forcibly evicted on allegations of witchcraft. -- Get the whole story
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(RNW) Tanzania has revoked the licenses of all its traditional healers in a bid to halt the killings of albinos whose body parts are used for witchcraft.

At least 40 albinos have been killed since the middle of 2007. Around 90 people have been arrested over the past few months suspected of involvement in killing albinos or trading their body parts. Albinos lack pigment in their eyes, skin or hair, making them vulnerable to skin cancer and burns in Africa's sunny climate. They have always had a difficult time of it but, since witch doctors started using their body parts a few years ago, their lives have become hell. -- Get the whole story
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(PR-USA.net) It's official, The Labyrinth Group, LLC has expanded their presence into book, music and art publishing through the launch of their new occult, new age and metaphysical traditional publishing division, Labyrinth House Publishing. -- Get the whole story
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(CNN) -- A woman in rural Papua New Guinea was bound and gagged, tied to a log and set ablaze on a pile of tires this week, possibly because villagers suspected her of being a witch, police said Thursday.

Her death adds to a growing list of men and women who have been accused of sorcery and then tortured or killed in the South Pacific island nation, where traditional beliefs hold sway in many regions. -- Get the whole story

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