Who’s Reading Books on Wicca in the United Arab Emirates?

Seized occult haul. Image Credit: Dubai Police

Witchcraft and sorcery are illegal in the United Arab Emirates, but unlike their neighbors in Saudi Arabia they treat the matter as a fraud and nuisance, rather than a grave crime that can earn you the death penalty. "Witchcraft and sorcery is strictly illegal in the UAE and most Gulf countries. In Saudi Arabia, it is a crime punishable by death.¬†However in Dubai, authorities have treated it largely as the purview of scam artists and confidence tricksters.¬†In the United Arab Emirates, and Dubai … [Read more...]