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PANAMA CITY — Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay preachers and tortured, beaten, burned and hacked with machetes to make them "repent their sins,” authorities said Thursday. Police freed 14 members of the Ngabé Buglé indigenous group who had been tied up and beaten with wooden cudgels and Bibles. Local prosecutor Rafael Baloyes described a chilling scene found by investigators when they made their way through the jungle-clad hills to the remote Ngabé Buglé indigenous community near the Caribbean coast Tuesday.
originally posted by: underwerks
If the Devil is real I’m pretty sure he invented Religion.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: BillyJoeeOzark
Unfortunately, the combination of Man and a misguided view of organized religious practice is all that's required for crap like this to take place.
I'm not discounting other factors contributing to this horrendous act of depravity all the same.