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People With Albinism Still Living In Witchcraft Fear: Human Rights

People With Albinism

People with albinism still are living in fear of witchcraft in the country, if believed to United Nations human rights expert Ikponwosa Ero who made a 11-day visit very recently. Ms. Ero made her first visit to Tanzania. She is an expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism. She said the albinos are still living in ...

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GMRF Welcomes 4 Tanzanian Albinos In US To Help With Medical Treatment

Founder of New York-based Global Medical Relief Fund (GMRF), Elissa Montanti, welcomed back four Tanzanian albino children on Saturday at the John F. Kennedy International Airport to help them with medical treatment. Some two years ago they had undergone prosthetics after being attacked in the country for witchcraft benefits. Children with albinism live in fear and danger in Tanzania. One ...

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Tanzanian Students Bullying, Teasing Albinism In Classrooms

Dar es Salaam – The skin color of Alibinism in Africa leads to negative social constructions, and to such an extent that often they are believed to have been cursed or they are evil cannibals. Witch doctors in Tanzania believe the Albinos are immortal and also genitals of such people bring wealth. A long history too stands about murders of ...

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Politicians Kill Albinos For Witchcraft During Elections To Win: Legislator Kasuku Bilango

Legislator Kasuku Bilango said the albinos live in fear during the elections of getting killed and after the elections the killings stop. Addressing to the Members of Parliament (MPs) on equality with people living with disabilities he accused the politicians to be involved in the killing and using the body parts in witchcraft rituals to win the elections. He added ...

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