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Depending upon whom you ask, Wicasta Lovelace is an author, musician, artist, web designer and/or delusional lunatic (which one he is at any given moment depends upon the day of the week, really). You can find him on Google+, Twitter and Facebook. Wicasta is working on several novels and recording music with his band, Windhaven.

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Witch

Two Jailed For Witchcraft In Nigeria

NIGERIA – A man and a woman, were yesterday sentenced to 2 years imprisonment over an alleged bewitching of a woman by the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State. Ibrahim Shehu Ganye, a 43 year-old man and Adama Mamuda, a 45 year-old woman, were both accused of casting a witchcraft […]

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Banished

Family Banished In Witchcraft Storm

UGANDA – Mr Benon Alyao, 73, sits on a plastic chair at Lira Central Police Station with a plaster on his head. Two other middle-aged men sit next to him. In their company is an elderly woman. The four look pensive and disillusioned. They have been left homeless after being banished from a place they […]

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Albino

Albino Child ‘Kidnapped By Witch Doctors For Tribal Sacrifice’

An albino boy who went missing on his way home from school may have been snatched for a tribal sacrifice in South Africa, it has been reported today. The disappearance of Sibisuso Nhatave, 14, prompted a police search in the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal amid fears that he had been a victim of black magic. Albinism, […]

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Malleus Maleficarum 1951

Malleus Maleficarum, 1951 Hardback Reprint @ eBay

An interesting copy of the Malleus Maleficarum has come up for sale on eBay. It’s not a very rare edition, but it might of interest to collectors. According to the seller; “The first edition was printed in 1928, and a 1948 edition was printed in two column format. This is a reprint of the 1948 […]

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Malleus Maleficarum - Kindle Edition

Malleus Maleficarum Available For Kindle

Our new Kindle version of the Malleus Maleficarum is now available in the Amazon.com Kindle store for $1.99. This e-book features a fully interactive Table of Contents, but its most useful feature is the detailed Notes substructure embedded within the work itself. Every note in every chapter is linked to its corresponding notes, making our […]

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Amazon Kindle

So What’s Taking So Long With That eBook?

I seem to be getting that question a lot lately. Why, in a world full of easily accessible PDF file converters and generally instant gratification, are we taking so long getting that eBook version of the Malleus Maleficarum ready? Well, the answer to that is fairly simple. The same people who took a year to […]

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad Allies Charged With Witchcraft In Power Spat With Ayatollah

Allies of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been been accused of using ‘black magic’ to keep the leader in power. Twenty-five people close to the leader, including the chief off staff Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, have reportedly been arrested and charged with being ‘magicians’ and invoking spirits to try and influence his policy. A growing power […]

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Rakhi Sawant Rampshow

Anti-Witchcraft Bill To Be Tabled In Indian Assembly

From the Hindustan Times, Mumbai, India, April 08, 2011. The bill for eradication of witchcraft and unfair religious practices will be tabled again in the ongoing budget session of the state legislature. The validity of the draft bill that was passed in the assembly in December 2005 but was later withheld by the upper house […]

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Jailed Man

Malawai: Suspected Witches Jailed

Lilongwe, 6 April 2011 (IRIN) – At least 45 people are behind bars in Malawi on charges of witchcraft, although there is nothing in the country’s laws to keep them there. “The beliefs of the police and courts are becoming the law,” George Thindwa, director of the Association for Secular Humanism (ASH), a local NGO, […]

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Witch Hunter

Avowed Witch Hunters To Hold Harvard Conference

From Daily KOS As reported today on MSNBC, a Wiccan TSA employee accused of witchcraft has been fired. As described below, listed apostles of a global evangelical movement that claims to fight witchcraft will, on April 1-2, be holding a conference at Harvard University. While Salem has garnered all the attention, the real peak of […]

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