The growing consensus in the witch community is that whoever started the story was doing it for attention.
Since time immemorial, witches have been harnessing their sexual energy to do magic. We spoke to some modern-day practitioners about their craft.
For them, Halloween is a time to reconnect with the spirit world.
An international group of advocates are urging the U.N. to do something about the ostracization and violence.
According to a 15th century guide to detecting and eradicating witchcraft, witches were capable of making penises vanish—and some even kept them in nests and fed them oats.
Witchcraft is big business in the Eastern European country, and photographer Lucia Sekerková has documented its magical rise for seven years.
Hunting the witch-hunters can be a deadly affair.
The ‘other woman’ pretended to be possessed by her and accused her of practising witchcraft.
Whenever a man or cow dies in her village, or a priest accidentally burns his hair, it is pinned on Hira.
"Siempre Bruja" tells the story of a 19-year-old who is burnt at the stake in the 17th century and wakes up in present-day Cartagena.
Why women are still convenient targets for witch-hunters in Assam.
Several women who were accused of witchcraft in the state of Rajasthan describe how their lives changed after being branded as witches.