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'Whistleblowing', see there.
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Art historical studies that account for Durer's introduction of the witch in terms of the witchcraze assume a similar relation between actual events and these artistic creations and emphasize demonological texts, such as the misanthropic Malleus maleficarum, [2] that were important to the rabid witchhunters.
Thousands like him are making a living as healers, diviners, mystical advisers, resolvers of disputes, witchhunters, dispensers of knowledge and entertainers, all rolled into one.
In fact, Gallio is head of the Italian Performing Arts Division of an international group of witchhunters, working under a Paris-based boss (Depardieu, in a two-scene cameo).
Decisively, he terminated the witchhunts, driving Cicero into exile and rousing panic among the witchhunters generally.
The existence of witches requires efficient witchhunters, and this requirement has greatly helped to justify the vast enlargement of the control and surveillance functions of the state, and the vast increase in the scope and powers of the security services.