More Than 100 Graves In Benin Robbed For Organs For Voodoo Rituals

Even after death, you may still be of use to the living. Via Reuters:

Tomb raiders have dug up more than 100 graves at a cemetery in Benin since Saturday for what authorities suspect is a black-market trade in human organs and skulls for voodoo ritual fetishes. The incident is the most serious case of grave-robbing in the West African state, the world capital of voodoo where most of the country’s 9 million residents practice a benign form of the official religion.

Authorities in Dangbo began an investigation after a mason working at the cemetery said he spotted several masked men digging up the graves, from which organs and skulls were removed. “The desecration of graves is about money in this region,” said Joseph Afaton, director of the cemetery. “It is for sacrifices, or for bewitching.”

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=742104313 Adam Goodwin

    That’s funny, the Church robs the living and no one has a problem with that.

  • BuzzCoastin

    > “The desecration of graves is about money in this region,” said Joseph Afaton, director of the cemetery.
    “It is for sacrifices, or for bewitching.”

    the exact same motives held by the Military-Industrial-Bankster Complex
    so Africa is modernizing nicely and pretty soon it can become really civilized
    and start invading defenseless countries on false pretexts for money, sacrifices & bewitching

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