ARTICLES RELATING TO ALBINOS

Malawian man arrested for trying to abduct albino girl

2016-08-01 11:00

A man has been arrested in Malawi's Lilongwe District following claims that he had been plotting the abduction of an 8-year-old albino girl for the purpose of selling her bones on the black market.

No death penalty for albino killers, Mutharika says

2016-07-04 12:30

President Peter Mutharika has insisted that he will not institute the death penalty against those found guilty of murders perpetrated on citizens living with albinism in Malawi, a report says.

Malawian MP claims albino 'terrorism' is part of opposition plot

2016-06-23 12:13

A parliamentary official for Malawi's ruling party has claimed that criminals targeting albino nationals may be part of a deadly opposition political strategy, a report says.

Malawi rules against death penalty for albino killers

2016-06-20 11:43

Malawi has ruled out the implementation of the death penalty against killers of people with albinism, saying that such legislation would go against human rights agreements that the country has entered into, according to a report.

Malawian media told to stop reporting on albino attacks

2016-06-09 11:28

Media houses throughout Malawi have reportedly been urged to halt coverage on albino attacks in the country, Malawi24 reports.

Amnesty slams Malawi police over albino killings

2016-06-07 13:24

A new report by Amnesty International has revealed that a surge in killings of people with albinism in Malawi - whose body parts are used in rituals - is a result of systematic failure of policing.

Malawi witchdoctors banned in wake of albino killings

2016-06-02 20:44

A Malawi court has banned witchdoctors from operating in the impoverished southern African country following a spate of albino killings linked to witchcraft.

WATCH: I feel ashamed over albino killings in my country - Malawian president

2016-06-01 11:33

Malawian President Peter Mutharika says he feels shame over the killings of albinos in his country..

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 albino woman's hand chopped off in attack

2016-07-18 12:40

A woman living with albinism has had her hand chopped off in a gruesome attack in Malawi's Chipita District, a report says.

Malawian musicians march against albino killings

2016-06-28 14:13

Musicians in Malawi have held a solidarity march over the weekend to highlight the scourge of murders affecting people living with albinism in the country.

Malawian police nab albino bone buyer

2016-06-22 12:08

Police in Malawi's Machinga District have confirmed the arrest of a woman who is suspected buying bones belonging to deceased albinos.

Malawi's Mutharika declares war against 'terrorists' who kill albinos

2016-06-14 12:21

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has declared war against "terrorists" who kill albinos, claiming that his administration will win the war against them, a report says.

Malawi albinos face 'unprecedented' killings

2016-06-07 20:57

Albinos in Malawi are being targeted in an 'unprecedented wave of brutal attacks', Amnesty International says, blaming police for failing to tackle a scourge fuelled by ritual practices.

Malawi court bans witchdoctors

2016-06-03 13:31

The High Court of Malawi has banned witchdoctors from plying their trade in the southern African nation,n saying they are fueling albino killings.

Malawian pastor with albinism stops serving congregation for fear of being attacked

2016-06-02 14:24

A Malawian pastor living with albinism has stopped serving his congregation, saying he fears for his life, as attacks on albino nationals continue in the southern African country, a report says.

Malawi bans foreign witchdoctors over albino murders

2016-05-27 11:20

Malawi has banned foreign witch-doctors from plying their trade in the southern African nation in a bid to curb a rising wave of abductions, attacks and killings of albinos.

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.

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