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Those who believe in the practice of witchcraft or sorcery are the ordinary folks of the island, but government people, academicians, the medical profession and the priests of the Catholic Church do not believe in it.
We are organizing workshops to create awareness among people against witchcraft," said Superintendent of Police (SP), Gumla, Anjani Kumar Jha.
Experts say belief in witchcraft and the occult remains widespread in impoverished rural communities across India, especially in isolated tribal communities.
Women, and men, who were accused of witchcraft were firmly embedded in their communities, which is why they were targeted.
Witchcraft is a metaphor for oppression in an age in which persecution is an everyday occurrence somewhere in the world.
"Transformative Witchcraft" also discusses one of the most mysterious of all the magickal rituals known as the Great Rite.
The title, Switching Sides, conveys his belief that the authors of these books have neglected and in some respects dismissed the sufferings of those tried, convicted, and executed of witchcraft. But to focus attention on the factors which led to those individuals being identified and accused does not mean that one lacks sympathy for the victims.
In Rabai sub-county, 29 people have been lynched in the last two years over suspicion of practising witchcraft.
African Science: Witchcraft, Vodun, and Healing in Southern Benin
The family believed the death was caused by witchcraft as the woman had no illness.
Larry Younquoi, has announced the preparation of a bill called 'Witchcraft Bill,' that he says when passed, will do away with witch activities in Liberia and punish those involved in it.