ARTICLES RELATING TO ALBINOS

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.

Tanzania criticises film documenting attacks on albinos for witchcraft

2015-10-16 17:22

The Tanzanian government has criticised a documentary about attacks on albinos that opens in the US, claiming the film is sensational, inaccurate, and ignores efforts to stop the brutality.

Salif Keita says Africa albino attacks 'unacceptable'

2015-08-26 07:40

African music legend Salif Keita has called for people with albinism to be protected, as Tanzania begins campaigning for general elections with fears growing over a rise in witchcraft attacks.

Tanzanian albinos terrified after attacks

2015-04-07 09:04

Their limbs hacked off and babies and children abducted or killed, albinos in Tanzania live in fear of another horrific spate of attacks against them ahead of elections in October.

7 held in Tanzania over latest albino attack

2015-03-10 17:29

Police in Tanzania say they have arrested seven suspects over a vicious weekend assault in which a 6-year-old albino boy’s hand was hacked off with a machete.

 

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.

Kenyan albino attack as Tanzania elections approach

2015-09-14 13:31

Attackers in Kenya tried to hack off body parts from a man with albinism to sell for witchcraft, report say, rising fears of cross-border attacks from neighbouring Tanzania.

Malawi arrests 4 over albino murder

2015-05-20 12:26

Malawi police say they have arrested four people suspected of murdering an albino man five months ago to sell his bones for witchcraft.

100s of witchdoctors rounded up in Tanzania crackdown

2015-03-12 15:43

Over 200 people have been arrested in Tanzania as part of a nationwide crackdown on witchdoctors linked to a wave of albino attacks and murders, police say.

Albino girl kidnapped, killed in Burundi

2012-05-07 07:40

An armed gang has kidnapped, killed and dismembered an albino girl in what is Burundi's 18th such slaying in less than four years, officials say.

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