witchcraft

  • February 10, 2019

    False beliefs that the body parts of people with albinism can bring good luck and political power when used in witchcraft-related rituals lead to serious human rights abuses.

  • July 27, 2010

    'Britain’s witch children', a Channel 4 television Dispatches documentary shown on Monday 26 July, was disturbing and revealing.

  • October 20, 2007

    Hard-line Christian groups who say mild-mannered Harry Potter is an occult conspiracy are unlikely to be reassured by news that one of its key characters is gay - even though JK Rowling has confirmed the series is based on Christian themes.

  • July 30, 2007

    Religiously constructed rows over sorcery, metaphor and meaning in Harry Potter are hardly new, as Simon Barrow has personal reason to know. He suggests we all chill out and finding meaning not menace in the narrative.