21, the day that she was allegedly thrown into a bonfire.In a statement to police, church leader Orozco said: “God has made me a revelation, that they should make a campfire in the courtyard of the church and that a group of brothers should take the sick woman and tie her up near the fire and perform a prayer so that the demon will leave the body of the sick and go into the fire.” When Rocha Romero, the pastor, spoke to reporters, he said, “It’s not that we were going to burn her,” according to local newspaper La Prensa." data-medium-file="https://ni/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/image001-300x169.jpg" data-large-file="https://ni/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/image001.jpg" / Francisca Ramirez in Ireland at a gathering sponsored by the Front Line Defenders foundation.MANAGUA, Nicaragua — A pastor and several followers were sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in prison for a fatal exorcism in a remote part of Nicaragua in which a woman was thrown naked onto a fire.“What they did to her was witchcraft.” “They killed my wife, the mother of my two little ones,” he added. ” More from Morning Mix Subway chicken in Canada was part meat, part something else, according to DNA analysis His ‘tyrant registry’ targeted lawmakers who supported gun control. Juan Gregorio Rocha y los demás acusados, luego de escuchar el veredicto que los declara culpables por el asesinato de Vilma Trujillo.
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“Apart from the religious aspect, nothing justifies an act that is as cruel as burning a woman, putting her on a fire with the help of other people who you have used religion to manipulate,” Jimenez said.
Some activists also called the death a severe case of “femicide,” or the killing of a woman by a man because of her gender.
The woman’s family lived in the impoverished mining township of Rosita, about 300 miles northeast of Managua, the capital.
Her husband, Reynaldo Peralta Rodríguez, said his wife was taken to the church last week when members thought she was possessed after she allegedly tried to attack people with a machete.