Creepy stories modern witch-hunt, from which inquisitors nervously lit on fire
When we think about the witch killings in our thoughts pop up images of torture and abuse, perpetrated against women in medieval Europe, and in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. Based on current repose of the time, many of us are of the opinion that most of the women were innocent, and therefore murder by fire, and more were completely unfounded and unjust.
But in this article we will tell you is not the terrible stories, but the modern attacks and cold-blooded murder of women, which were caused by superstitious beliefs and irrational fear of witches and witchcraft.
1. 11 years
In April 1998, a man broke into the house of Modesto Nieves Navarro and accused her of being a witch. Then he beat her to death with a stick and attacked the unsuspecting husband of the victim, and then left the scene of the crime, which was located in a remote mountain village of Guadalupe del Cobre. It took 11 years before Iniges Santiago Olivares was impeached. Believing that the murder was forgotten, Olivares, who at that time was 78 years old, returned to the quiet village and was arrested right at the bus stop. His arrest took place a year after another woman died at the hands of pious ladies in Central Mexico, who claimed that she was possessed of magic.
2. Potion, causing hallucinations, and torture
In the tiny West African nation of Gambia in 2009 was to visit a kind of "cleansing" of witches, by which many would like to get rid of "demonic servants" entirely. "Wizards" and "witches" were brought under guard in secret places, that were in the same village. There they were forced to drink a dangerous hallucinogenic potion. Those who did not die from this mixture, subjected to prolonged torture knives, beatings, cigarette burns and electric shock. Writs of these brutal witch-hunt was published ruler of the country. He insisted that it was called "His Excellency President Professor Dr Alhaji YahyaDzhamme". Often, it is the elderly people were accused of witchcraft. Anyone who dared to speak protivDzhamme and its methods, inexplicably disappeared. In this way, "His Excellency" kept everything and everyone in the animal fear of their lives.
In January 2017 the 80-year-old woman went to the northern province of the Copperbelt in Zambia to visit his grandson. When the woman arrived and started to live in the house of a relative, her great-grandson suddenly developed a disease that eventually drove him to his grave. Heartbroken father decided to go to the local witch doctor to get an answer to a question about why his child so suddenly died from an unknown illness. The sorcerer said that to blame the old lady who lives in the house. It is an evil witch, which killed the boy. At 2:30 am the neighbors were awakened by the cries of an old woman. Her grandson brutally beat her. "It's your turn to die, witch!" - screamed a distraught man, and a few minutes later, he poured gasoline and burning the old lady her. According to the Zambian Human Rights Commission, at the moment in the country very often beat elderly people, arguing that they are practicing evil witches. Much sadder is that most of the victims were killed by relatives seeking justice for the alleged curse on them. Zambian police officers reported that in 2017 across the country killed at least 25 elderly people in just three months.
4. Holiday nightmare
At Christmas 2010, 15-year-old Christy Bamureshil to visit his 29-year-old sister Magalie and her boyfriend Eric Bikubi in London. It would seem that nothing boded trouble, but it still happened. Over the next 24 hours Christi subjected to kicks and hands all over the body, which is applied to his sister and her boyfriend. After beating the couple decided to make fun of Christie even more and took his knife. When the young man begged to stop bullying, psychopaths ordered him to admit that he is a wizard. To stop the beatings and torture, the teenager confessed, but Megan Eric did not stop there. They scored a bath full of water and place it Christi. As it turned out, so they wanted to hold the rite of exorcism, which, in the end, led to the fact that the 15-year-old boy died. At trial, the defender of the sadistic couple laid emphasis on the fact that Christie really was the devil incarnate and practiced dark magic. Of course, this theory is shattered to smithereens. Eric Bikubi and Magalie Bama was sentenced to 30 years in prison.