Sunday, 16 October 2011

News of albino killing disturbing

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam
By The Editor

TRAGICALLY, persecution of albinos has resurfaced. It has been years since it was last reported that people with albinism have been attacked or killed solely for their body.

Recently, however, there have emerged reports of an attack on a 14-year-old boy in Geita district, Mwanza Region. The shocking tale of how the boy was attacked, of all people, by a person they had invited to a meal is unfathomable. It is said that the boy was attacked by a man who had gone to their home on the pretext that he had lost his cattle and was looking for them.

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