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Anti-Witchcraft Unit Breaks Another Spell
07-24-2011, 01:25 AM
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Anti-Witchcraft Unit Breaks Another Spell
Saudi Anti-Witchcraft Unit Breaks Another Spell

Saudi Arabia takes witchcraft so seriously that it has banned The Harry Potter series by British writer J.K. Rowling, rife with tales of sorcery and magic. It set up the Anti-Witchcraft Unit in May 2009 and placed it under the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPV), Saudi Arabia’s religious police. “In accordance with our Islamic tradition we believe that magic really exists,” Abdullah Jaber, a political cartoonist at the Saudi daily Al-Jazirah, told The Media Line. “The fact that an official body, subordinate to the Saudi Ministry of Interior, has a unit to combat sorcery proves that the government recognises this, like Muslims worldwide.”

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http://www.themedialine.org/news/news_de...wsID=32733
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