Who’s Murdering Peruvian Shamans?

Last week the government of Peru issued a statement saying that fourteen shamans in the country's north-eastern region have been killed in the span of twenty months. The provincial prosecutor's office alleges that these killings were ordered by Alfredo Torres, the mayor of Balsa Puerto, and carried out by his brother. Author and indigenous leader Roger Rumrrill claims these killings are part of a wider witch-hunt by the brothers, who are members of an unnamed protestant Christian sect. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FvxybH5npQ"The provincial prosecutor’s office said that the murders were allegedly ordered by the mayor of Balsa Puerto, Alfredo Torres, and carried out by his brother, Aug … [Read more...]