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Witch Hunts In Tanzania On The Rise As Vigilantes Seek Justice For Murders Of Albinos

Religion News Service / USA Today | Tonny Onyulo | Posted 03.02.2015 | Religion

TABORA, Tanzania (RNS) Many women are living in fear in this rural part of northwestern Tanzania because they are increasingly being targeted by witch...

The Decadence of Persecuting Deviance

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Inquisitions to current day intolerant extremists, life and resources are wasted with perverted extravagance. Difference and deviance have become the most frequently employed rationale to persecute, punish and kill.

Colorless Beauty

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.11.2013 | Black Voices

With allegations of "racism" on the runway being hurled, we've been on a serious #BlackModelWatch as New York Fashion Week continues. But let's take a...

Tanzania's Albinos Hope Government Will Offer More Help

AP | JACQUELYN MARTIN | Posted 08.15.2013 | Black Voices

KABANGA, Tanzania -- As an infant in rural Tanzania, Angel Salvatory was unusual. Snow white skin, blond hair, and blue eyes set her apart from others...

Colorless Beauties Make Modeling Mark

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.16.2013 | Black Voices

Beauty is found in all shapes, sizes and colors. It can also be colorless, which is the point being proven and celebrated through a wave of models wit...

Gina Ryder

Diego Ravier: Albinos in Africa Show Us Human Dignity

HuffingtonPost.com | Gina Ryder | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts

If you are intensely misunderstood, you want Diego Ravier to be your photographer. He doesn't just identity subjects to photograph. He helps his s...

Three Year Old Albino -- Victim of Witchcraft Sacrifice

Pius Kamau | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Pius Kamau

What is so true about this tragedy is that so few people know about the plight of Tanzanian and other African albinos. And those who know only pay lip service to it.

Tanzania Elects First Albino MP

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The election of Salum Khalfani Bar'wani, Tanzania's first albino MP, is being hailed as a breakthrough for those affected by the genetic condition in ...

Albino Mother, 5-Year-Old Boy Killed For Body Parts In Burundi, Activists Say

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Attackers in Burundi chopped off the limbs of a 5-year-old albino boy and pulled out his mother's eye, killing them over the belief...

Albinos In Tanzania Being Hunted For Their Body Parts For Witchcraft (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations has a horrifying video report about how albinos in Tanzania are being hunted in order to harvest their body parts. Albinos there h...

Africa's Albinos Killed Without Remorse

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON -- Up two flights of stairs in a musty apartment in central Madrid is where an African man with a face as white as chalk has placed his hope fo...