By Shaykh Salim Ghisa
Black Magic and evil Jinn both exist in Islam and have been proven by the Quran and Hadith.
It is evident from the Qur'an and the Hadith that Jinn are the creations of Allah and are made from Fire. Like Angels they cannot be seen by the normal human eye. Because of their fiery nature there are more evil Jinn hence disbelievers and are also referred to as Shaytaans.
They can commit havoc if interfered with but generally keep themselves to themselves. They live in the world and take their place where it suits them, usually remote areas. Evil Jinn tend to stay in impure places like the toilets etc.
The Prophet of Allah (Allah bless him & give him peace) advised the Muslims to pray