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  • Yesterday Mexican military killed one of the most efficient and cruel drug - lords in the country:"El Lazca". El Lazca had been a highly decorated military official before turning into a super - drug - lord. He organized the "Z´s", the maybe most terrifying cartel.

    I read that in his private home he had tigers. These tigers were fed with humans, whenever somebody did not function the way El Lazca wanted.

    Soon after it was announced that El Lazca was dead, his body was robbed.

    His body was most probably robbed for the most presumptuous funeral you can imagine. The drug - lords are put into the earth with coffins plated in pure gold. Thousands of people accompany them, music plays, banquets are given, people cry....

    "Why would a pompous funeral be important to such a man?" I asked my husband

    “El Lazca was very catholic," answered my husband, “And all the time more so, he was about retiring...."

    I am speechless, flabbergasted. How can a man feed people to tigers and watch them be killed and eaten and being religious? I just cannot grasp this.

    Then I remember Guatemalan president Rios Montt, who came into power in the early eighties. He was a newborn Christian and a very fervent one: every Sunday morning he preached in National Guatemalan TV. Meanwhile his soldiers massacred a village a day during his reign as president. They burnt people in churches, massacred women and children and often devoured the livers and hearts of their victims.
    Guatemalan Refugees

    I am getting sick to my stomach writing this down.

    You are probably getting sick reading this.

    "You are Hitler, you are Buddha", says Thich Nhat Hanh.

    I just cannot deal with this. I cannot even grasp it. Can you?
    Photography by Kiki: I was very proud when I managed to take this photograph of a hyena in Etosha National Park. Since then this image is haunting me. The hyena might just be yawning, but to me this is the image of a beast, a predator, a killer - machine. Hyenas are intelligent, super - effective and extremely cruel. I know I should not judge wildlife this way, but it follows me into my nightmares that hyena babies often kill one another while still in their mother´s womb, that hyenas do not kill their prey and then eat it - as lions and leopards and tigers do. Hyenas eat their victims alive. This image expresses what I feel when I think of General Rios Montt or El Lazca.

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