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Release the divine antichrist!

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Photo from Iván Alvarado.
José Pizarro, usually dresses as a woman, is a self-made poet, homeless, and calls himself “the divine antichrist.” He has lived in a very intellectual area since 1985, in the centre of the capital. With time , he has become very popular. Everything was as normal in the neighbourhood until the people start asking, were is he?

The government authorities took him to a mental medical centre, for medical care. All the neighbours started an internet and media campaign to recover his freedom and let him stay as a homeless man on the street. The blog's name is “Release the antichrist” (ES) and they used the medium to inform, call for meetings and organize a protest in front of the mental medical centre. In the first post, titled “why did they take him? (ES) there are more than 90 comments of support. Cony comments

“ Definitely, he is not crazy, a friend bought his book, he is the most wise person, more than others that say they are because they have a PHD in sociologist or philosophy…but what this guy expresses in his book, no one else can explain. Freedom!!!.”

They also have made available a page with his poems (ES), photos on a flickr account and a fotoblog (ES).

Two days ago the divine antichrist recovered his freedom. Now neighbours are coordinating a way to help him and they wrote

“we have contacted a psychiatrist to advise and give us more details about the technical situation. Be aware, when we get more information we will post it” (ES).

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