Casablanca - They are called “Zouhri children,” victims of medievalist beliefs that still lamentably persist in the minds of some Moroccans. They are thought to bring fortune and prosperity because of some physical characteristics that differentiate them from “ordinary” children.

Zouhri Children and Witchcraft: Morocco’s Darkest Beliefs
Youssef Sourgo is currently a Master’s student in Linguistic and Literary studies at Ain Chok Faculty of Letters and Humanities.