What is the world missing about Albinism?

“The latest victim group whose plight should concern us in the present is African albinos, especially in parts of Southern Africa where they are being hunted and killed on an alarming scale, so “medicine” can be made from their body parts – in order apparently to bring wealth and good luck. The situation has become so acute that UN expert, Ikponwosa Ero, recently warned that Malawi’s 10,000 albinos were facing genocide….

But beyond the element of ritual killing, something else is going on in the albino killings. Both the traditional healers who collect the parts for medicine, and those who seek to have their lives improved, whether physically or spiritually, are convinced of the ‘science’ of their method. To wit: this ‘special’ group of people are endowed with powerful properties, almost as virgin innocents in horror films, make the best sacrificial lambs.”

Onyekachi Wambu “Back to the Future,” New African magazine, November 2016

AND THE KILLINGS CONTINUE UNABATED. WHAT’S GOING ON?


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