Kuwait: Magic Spells on Display

A Kuwaiti blogger got more than she bargained for during a visit to a jewellery exhibition. “Anyway the hottest “exhibit” for me was at the entrance (or exit?) where the JAMARIK or customs or whatever they’re called are showing busted illegal items such as pirated DVD’s and ummmm….BLACK MAGIC SPELLS? too much witch craft torn papers with spells written on them and like magic stones, there was even a small like glass tube with a dark brown liquid inside it,” explains the blogger, whose blog is named My Own Private Kuwait.

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