In April 1998, a man broke into the home of Modesta Navarro Nieves and accused her of casting a witch’s spell on him.
Then he beat her to death with a stick, pausing briefly when her husband arrived home.
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When most of us think of witch slayings, we conjure up images of the famous witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 or similar old-time panics.
Al-Haji Yahya Jammeh.” The elderly made up the majority of those accused, and it’s uncertain how many were murdered due to such insane beliefs.
Anyone who dared to speak out against Jammeh’s unpredictable exploits inexplicably disappeared, creating a climate of fear across the nation.
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Add water or more flour for a paste-like consistency.3.Paint on a phrase like "Poison Apples for Sale."What you'll need: Create a creepy graveyard gate out of a metal garden arbor flanked by foam-kickboard gravestones.A DIY friendly ghost plus a skulking store-bought skeleton cat, skeleton arms, and rubber bats complete the scene. Sketch lower portion of ghost body onto white foam-core (it should be about 2' to 3' tall); cut out with utility knife.2.Stenciled, halved Fun-Kins anchor a cascade of maple leaf garlands.Add potted mums in apple baskets and sugar pumpkins striped with dried corn husks for a front door that will last into Thanksgiving.1. Use a paintbrush to dab acrylic paint onto the quills of 6 to 9 pinecones; let dry.2.In the tiny West African nation of Gambia, an anti-witch campaign was conducted in 2009 to root out witches and evil sorcerers.