Tag Archive for Witches

Preacher Helen Ukpabio, child “witch hunter”, encounters trouble with London tour

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The Born-again Christian Pentecostal preacher Helen Ukpabio is hitting some walls in her visit to London. For good reason. She believes that children who act up are servants of Satan. Call to ban ‘witch hunter’ Helen Ukpabio who poses risk to children – The Independent. The Home Secretary Theresa May is being urged to step in…

Prostitutes in Zimbabwe arrested after witch hoax to drum up business

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This article is just plain weird. I can’t say I follow it well but apparently people in Zimbabwe think witches really fly in baskets. Budiriro witch crash landing ‘a hoax’. TWO women paraded in court as suspected witches after being found dressed only in skin-tights outside a house in Harare’s Budiriro suburb may have been…

Nothing to be afraid of: Owls are not evil

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North Wales Bird Trust fights to save Caribbean owls – North Wales Weekly News. “Voodoo is still rife in the Dominican Republic and it is believed that owls are witches. Consequently if they are caught they are beaten to death,” explained Pam Broughton of the Llandudno based North Wales Bird Trust. “This is the first…

A Nepalese family suffers from allegations of “black magic”

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It’s not just Africa that has “witchcraft” crimes. This story highlights why worldwide attention is needed. Woman beaten up on charge of witchcraft A woman of Mahadeva-3 in Saptari district has been beaten by locals 13 times since past four years accusing her of practicing witchcraft, but the administration has not taken action against any…

Calling attention to witchcraft atrocities in Africa

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A Conference On Witchcraft Branding, Spirit Possession And Safeguarding African Children Leo Igwe, a skeptical activist in Nigeria, reports on a conference he attended that frankly addressed the horrific problem of witchcraft accusations in Africa. I just returned from a two-day conference on Witchcraft Branding, Spirit Possession and Safeguarding African Children. The conference was organised…

Children sacrificed in Africa over witchcraft

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Another harrowing article about witchcraft in Africa, with violent attacks against children and albinos, as a means to attain wealth and escape from the crippling poverty gripping this continent. Child Sacrifice for Wealth Of recent, the mainstream media has been awash with reports of a gruesome wave of pagan impunity sweeping across the East African…

Killed over witchcraft in Zimbabwe

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Over 20 elderly people killed over witchcraft claims | The Zimbabwean. Over 20 elderly people have been murdered this year in Mozambique as a result of their alleged involvement in witchcraft. According to Radio Mozambique, this was disclosed in Maputo on Monday by the Forum Terceira Idade (Third Age Forum), during a meeting with the…

Preventing racism with superficial changes in the classroom.

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Dress witches in pink and avoid white paper to prevent racism in nuseries, expert says. Very strange article about being “politically correct” in the classroom. …witches have always dressed in black. But their traditional attire has now come in for criticism from equality experts who claim it could send a negative message to toddlers in…