Saturday, 2 August 2008

Life of fear for Tanzania's Albinos

From Al Jazeera

As part of its new Africa Uncovered series, Al Jazeera went to Tanzania and found the targeted killings of Albino citizens has shocked the country

Susana Nyere is certain the men that murdered her husband were local.

"The killers were speaking our tribal language; they must be from here, from this village, or the villages around us, not from a far place," she says.

Rutahiro Nyerere, a 53-year-old from Tanzania's second-largest city, Mwanza, had been having dinner with his wife in late June when four men emerged from the shadows and the horrific slaughter began.

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