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Sadistic Father Sets Gay, HIV-Positive Son on Fire in Peru

peru-flamerA Peruvian man has been accused of trying to burn his 22-year-old son alive for being gay and HIV-positive.

Peruvian daily newspaper La Región reports that Hitler Baneo Núñez, 49, doused his son, Roger, with gasoline and set him on fire, after he had grown tired of being a laughing stock due to his son’s “homosexual inclinations.”

Roger, who also has tuberculosis, has been in a nursing home since March, thanks to the intervention of his aunt, Roxana. He was saved from the flames by some quick-thinking neighbors, though he still suffered burns to his face, arms and legs.

“My dad wanted to kill me because of those illnesses, but my aunt took me out of my father’s house and took me to Iquitos to put me in the institution ‘Algo bello para Dios’ since March 1,” the victim said, as translated by The Huffington Post. “Unfortunately, my father doesn’t accept me as I am.”

Neighbors say that Hitler Núñez was motivated not by his son’s homosexuality, but “because their relatives had been infected with the terrible evil [el terrible mal], after [Roger] had intercourse with his cousins ??and other teenagers living in their community.”

The local LGBT organization, the Comunidad Homosexual de la Región Loreto (CHERL) told BuzzFeed it hopes authorities treat this case as a human rights abuse, not just an assault:

We hope that this complaint … will be treated seriously by the authorities and that it can generate a change and call attention of the public to the homophobia that lives inside the home and is growing in society towards gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and trans people in the Loreto region.

Just last month, 20-year-old Jordan Sheard was sentenced to a mere 21 months after accidentally setting fire to and killing autistic gay teen, Steven Simpson.

By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Apr 18, 2013
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  • 7 Comments
    • tdx3fan
      tdx3fan

      If he was banging his cousins and, from the sounds of the story, infected them with HIV then I do not blame dad for being a little pissed off. However, that does not give him the justification to kill his own son.

      Apr 18, 2013 at 10:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tardis
      tardis

      This is a tragic story. Not to digress, but I can’t believe anyone would name their child Hitler.

      Apr 18, 2013 at 11:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Polaro
      Polaro

      @tdx3fan: Seriously, whose to say who infected whom? The article did not say his father was pissed because his son was knowingly spreading AIDS to others. You made that part up.

      Apr 18, 2013 at 11:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tdx3fan
      tdx3fan

      “because their relatives had been infected with the terrible evil [el terrible mal], after [Roger] had intercourse with his cousins ??and other teenagers living in their community.”

      Sounds a lot to me like they were alluding to the fact that he gave his cousins HIV. Maybe I made a poor inference, but I did not pull it out of my ass.

      Apr 18, 2013 at 11:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi
      Ogre Magi

      HITTLER???????

      Apr 18, 2013 at 4:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache1
      Stache1

      In this case Hitler is a good fit for the dad.

      Apr 18, 2013 at 11:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DOFEK
      DOFEK

      Shame I wonder what the Peruvian, police did about it? if at all!.. AdamHomo

      Apr 19, 2013 at 1:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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