I just watched this last night.
It was more about how the outcast are accused of witchcraft and instead of being burnt they become government "property" to do manual labour or otherwise taken advantage of to line the pockets of corrupt officials.
One of the things, a side plot, that disturbed me is the ex-witch; I don't think she is even given a name. The government official married her and the way he treats her is appalling, she tells the little girl Shula, that as long as you do everything you are told exactly how you are told without saying anything back means that you can become a respectable woman, a wife... The abuse is never really seen but is evident.
An obnoxiously true character is a tourist who is visiting the witch camp (one of the ways money is made off these women) who sees a crying child hiding thinks that the way to console her is to offer to take pictures together. Ugh.
There is an inept witch doctor who takes off all his clothes to prove he is real; there is the impossible to past test to prove you are not a witch; there's some fruit throwing; the girl is given an impossible choice. The ending leaves you with so many questions.
It was a very good movie but rather than magical or fairytale, it is just a sad portrait of abuse of power, abuse of women and abuse of justice. There are moments where magic might play a role in the film, the rain and the goats at the end (no spoilers) but it is mostly about people being generally awful.