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Peru: 14 Shamans Murdered in Amazon Town

Categories: Latin America, Peru, Ethnicity & Race, Religion

Peruvian bloggers Juan Arellano [1] [es] and Paco Bardales [2] [es] report on the murders of 14 shamans [3] in the amazon town of Balsapuerto. The main suspect is the mayor of Balsapuerto, Alfredo Torres, and his brother, who are reportedly evangelical Christian and see these shamans as “devils”.