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Campaign Against Witchcraft In Orissa
...cent women are the ones who are usually branded as witches
by a few individuals. Many of these women are widowed or with no familes and have their own lands. Naik, who is heading the campaign, says he is optimistic that his entertaining way of communication will bear results and create awareness among the ...
Mother And Daughter Suspected to Be Witches, Killed
... and the exorcist told villagers that the two were witches
and he asked them to drown the two in the Ganga and threatened that ghosts would haunt the village if they failed to do so. Malda police official Dilip Mandal confirmed this and said, "The people behind the act have confessed to the crime and we woul...
Witchcraft in Focus at Arctic Rendez-vous
... societies. "Witches and people accused of being witches
are no longer persecuted in the West, but they are...y in Norway, told AFP. "In these countries, more witches
have been killed in the past 50 years than in Europe" during the 16th and 17th centuries when 50,000...