ARTICLES RELATING TO ALBINOS

Malawi man held for ridiculing person with albinism

2016-05-26 12:31

A Malawian national found himself in hot water after being arrested for ridiculing a man living with albinism, a report says.

Albino killers must be executed, Malawi MPs say

2016-05-18 14:51

Albino killers are vicious murderers who must be executed to prevent them from murdering again, some Malawian lawmakers have proposed.

Malawian police blame parents for albino abductions, killings

2016-05-12 13:21

Police officials in Malawi have blamed parents of children living with albinism for the current scourge of albino abductions and murders in the country, saying that they should be more responsible with the safety of their children, a report says.

Malawi albinos: We are called 'moving cash'

2016-05-06 12:24

Malawians living with albinism have expressed concern that, besides living in constant fear of being abducted or killed, they also endure painful ridicule as some citizens pour scorn on them.

Police recover bones of missing albino toddler in Malawi

2016-04-29 12:18

Police in Malawi have recovered the bones of a 23-month-old missing albino child, several weeks after her mother found the baby’s skull, teeth and clothes in the Kasungu district.

Police launch campaign against Malawi's 'albino hunters'

2016-04-21 13:24

Police in Malawi's Kasungu District have launched an intensive campaign against attacks on people living with albinism in the country, a report says.

Malawi has failed to protect albinos - Amnesty International

2016-04-18 14:08

The horrific murder of an albino baby in Malawi's Kasungu District recently has highlighted the country's failure to protect the vulnerable group, Amnesty International says.

Police search for 'stolen' albino baby in Malawi

2016-04-08 14:15

A manhunt for criminals who allegedly abducted an albino baby in Malawi's Kasungu district remains ongoing, seven days after the incident occurred.

Shock, concern as albino killings resurface in Malawi

2016-03-18 13:19

The Association of People with Albinism in Malawi has expressed shock and concern over a recurrence of murders involving citizens living with albinism, a report says.

Malawi police chief issues shoot-to-kill order against albino killers

2016-03-03 14:13

Following persistent abductions and murders of albino nationals living in Malawi, the country's police chief has issued a shoot-to-kill order in the hopes of curbing the scourge facing the southeast African nation.

 

Activists to storm Malawi parliament over albino killings

2016-05-23 13:18

Activists in Malawi are set to storm parliament on May 25, Africa Day, over concerns regarding the continued killing of albino nationals in the country, a report says.

Malawian pupils with albinism ditch classes for fear of being attacked

2016-05-13 13:45

Learners with albinism in Malawi have reportedly ditched classes for fear of being attacked, a report says.

17 albinos killed in Malawi

2016-05-09 14:31

The number of people living with albinism, who have been abducted and killed in Malawi has now reached 17 in the last two years, according to officials.

25 years in jail for men who killed albino teen in Malawi

2016-05-05 11:27

A court in Malawi has sentenced two men to 25 years in jail for the murder of a 17-year-old albino boy, a report says.

Malawi arrests 10 men for albino murder

2016-04-25 18:00

Ten Malawian men have been arrested for murdering a 21-year-old albino woman.

Albinos in Malawi mourn 2-year-old murder victim

2016-04-20 12:40

People with albinism gathered in Kasungu, Malawi, over the weekend to commemorate the life of a 23-month-old girl who was murdered at the beginning of April, a report says.

Mom finds her abducted albino daughter's decomposed body

2016-04-15 12:42

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of an abducted albino baby was discovered by her mother in the Kasungu district of Malawi, a report says.

Protest over 'lenient' sentence for man who exhumed albino body in Malawi

2016-03-22 13:19

A man in Malawi is protesting a 15-month sentence handed down to an accused who exhumed the corpse of his albino brother, a report says.

Malawi to impose stiff penalties on albino killers

2016-03-08 13:05

The Malawian government has announced the introduction of a special legal counsel to prosecute all attacks on people with albinism in the country.

Malawi court jails 4 people found with albino bones

2016-02-15 13:20

Four people, who were brought before a court in Malawi's Phalombe town after they were found with bones of an albino person, have been sentenced to four years in prison, a report says.

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