Friday 11 September 2020

Witchcraft News: History, Persecution and Culture

Here's a round-up of recent news stories about witchcraft. They include a look at history, modern-day persecutions, books on folklore, movies and culture.

"Rough Trade Books delves into magic and folklore for its latest editions" - a look at pamphlets created by Rough Trade Books in conjunction with the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, at Creative Review:

"Women accused of witchcraft commemorated at Fife heritage trail launch" - story at The Courier:

"Ghost of Scots witch captured in terrifying photo at the Clootie Well" - story at Scottish Daily Record:

"Witch Persecution And Court System In Akamkpa, Cross River State By Leo Igwe" - story at

"18 Gifts That Your Witchy Friend Will Actually Use" - Witchy gift tips that are actually quite appealing

"Black Magic Women: The 10 Scariest Movie Witches" - story at Screen Rant:

"Set in Uganda, This Coming-of-Age Story Contains Universal Themes" - a review of A Girl is a Body of Water, by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, at New York Times:

"L'√Čtrange 2020 Review: THE WITCH OF KING'S CROSS, The Soul of a Great Artist Laid Bare" - story at ScreenAnarchy:

"As feminist women reclaim the world 'witch', interest in churails and daayans not dying anytime soon" - story at Economic Times:

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