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From around 500-1500 in Europe, many people believed that sorcery skills ran in the family, which could doom multiple generations all at once.
While exact numbers are hard to come by, an estimated 100,000-200,000 accused witches were executed at the height of the witch frenzy in the 16th and 17th centuries in Europe.
German clergyman Heinrich Kramer published his witch hunting guide in 1487, leading to an increase in witch trials over the next few centuries throughout Europe.
In his 1233 "Vox In Rama," Pope Gregory XI declared black cats to be incarnations of the devil, leading many to burn the cats along with their "witch" owners.
Throughout Africa, an average of 55 percent of the population believes in witches, according to a 2010 Gallup poll.
Those who believe in witches rate their lives lower than nonbelievers. Belief in witches is more common in older, poorer and less educated people.
The potential for floods and failed crops leaves people looking for a scapegoat, making accusations of witchcraft more common in Malawi during the rainy season.
Half of all Muslims surveyed in a 2012 poll claim to believe in witchcraft, despite the fact that Islam bans magic and sorcery.
Ten people were executed during the 1612 Pendle witch trials in Lancashire, England, all thanks to the testimony of a 9-year-old girl.
Saudi Arabia established an anti-witchcraft unit to educate the public on how to spot a witch in 2009.
In Saudi Arabia's largest province of Makkah, 118 people were charged with practicing magic in 2009 alone.
From 2009-11, 586 people were charged with witchcraft. An estimated 215 sorcerers were arrested in 2012 alone.
In Tanzania, 17,220 people (almost all women) were arrested for witchcraft between 1998 and 2001. Around 10 percent of them were executed for their "crimes."
Between 75 and 80 percent of accused witches in Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries were women.
Ghana ordered its witch camps, many of which have housed accused witches for over a century, to shut down in 2012, leaving hundreds of accused women with nowhere to go.
In Gambia, more than 1,000 accused witches were kidnapped and poisoned in 2009.
Nigeria made the news in 2016 after Danish aid workers found a 2-year-old boy whose family had rejected him due to the fact that he was clearly a witch.
An estimated 2,000 women in northern India have lost their lives due to witchcraft accusations in the 21st century.
Pagans primarily worship nature, while Wiccans celebrate pre-Christian pagan beliefs.
More than 368 people were executed for witchcraft between 1581 and 1593 in Germany during the Trier witch trials.
The 1542 act made witchcraft punishable by death. A 1614 amendment moved enforcement of the act from the church to the courts.
The last "witch" was executed in Devon, England, in 1685, though witch trials continued for another thirty years or so.
While most American "witches" were hung, Germany burned 168 accused witches during the Wurzburg trials, which took place from 1626-31.
It wasn't until 1951 that the official punishment for witches in England was finally reduced from death to the more reasonable fine or imprisonment.
In 1944, Jane Rebecca Yorke was given a small fine for seance-related fraud under England's Witchcraft Act.
One-third of Latin Americans believe that witchcraft and the evil eye can influence people's lives, according to a 2014 poll.
In a 15th century papal bull, Pope Innocent VIII decreed that witches exist and are a threat to life and religion.
As witch trials peaked in Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries, the failure to cry at one's trial was seen as a sure sign of guilt.
In 2016, the Chinese government banned programs depicting drugs, alcohol, fighting and witchcraft.
A staggering 95 percent of people in Ivory Coast believe in witches. While many of the accused are adults, human rights groups also warn of children who are tortured after a witchcraft accusation.