Malawi Minister Fuels Killings of People With Albinism - Watchdog
The Minister of Homeland Security's comments that "attacks on persons with albinism have not reached crisis levels", will only embolden those perpetrating the assaults and are a disturbing reminder of the government's inaction on the issue, Amnesty International has warned. The remarks come after people with albinism approached the government to declare Malawi unsafe for them, so that they can seek asylum in other countries.
CAJ News, 26 February 2019
Despite shocking claims by a government minister, attacks against people with albinism have reached unprecedented levels, such that these vulnerable members of society are seeking… Read more »
Petitioners march to Malawi parliament to protest attacks on people with albinism.
Nyasa Times, 25 February 2019
Association of People with Albinism (Apam) has said it is going ahead with its planned vigil at Kamuzu Palace the official residence of President Peter Mutharika in Lilongwe to… Read more »
Malawi News Agency, 25 February 2019
In a bid to shield people with albinism, the Restoration films in collaboration with Magic promotions have released a movie 'the road block' as one way of criticizing the killings… Read more »
Nyasa Times, 24 February 2019
President Peter Mutharika's Democratic progressive party (DPP) running mate in the 2019 presidential race, Everton Chimulirenji has has condemned a recent spate of "horrific… Read more »
The U.S. government's announcement comes after Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi president, Overstone Kondowe, announced they would seek asylum since they felt they ... Read more »