People With Albinism Cry Out For Justice

They have been persecuted and killed in Malawi. In Tanzania, there's an increasing trend of exhuming albino bodies. At least ten albinos are murdered in ritual killings every year in Zambia. These are some of the horrors faced by people with albinism in Southern Africa.

  • Zambia:   Albinos Call for End to Brutality

    Deutsche Welle, 29 January 2017

    At least ten albinos are murdered in ritual killings every year in Zambia. Some believe albino body parts bring wealth or luck. Those born with the genetic condition are calling… Read more »

  • Malawi:   Police Arrest Four Over Bones of Albino

    Nyasa Times, 27 January 2017

    Malawi Police in Kasungu are keeping in custody four people for allegedly transacting in tissues extracted from a corpse of a person with albinism. Read more »

  • Tanzania:   Counsel Albinos, Govt Urged

    Citizen, 24 January 2017

    The government and other stakeholders have been urged to provide psychotherapy for people with albinism. Speaking to The Citizen at the weekend, participants at a four-day workshop… Read more »

  • Tanzania:   Alibino Killers Have Retreated in Fear but ...

    Daily News, 22 January 2017

    THE association that protects people with albinism, which is affectionately known as Under the Same Sun, has thanked the government for working indefatigably and managed to reduce… Read more »

  • Tanzania:   Stop Exhuming Albino Bodies - Activists

    Citizen, 20 January 2017

    Under The Same Sun (UTS), a non-governmental organisation, which fights against the killing and stigmatisation of people with albinism, has asked the government to deal with a new… Read more »

  • Malawi:   Govt Worried About Continued Killing of Persons With Albinism

    Nyasa Times, 13 January 2017

    Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Dr Jean Kalilani on Friday expressed worry with continued killing of persons with albinism in the country. Read more »


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