Malawi’s Albinos Look to Asylum to Escape Attacks

Africa

Malawi’s albinos are asking the government to declare the country unsafe for those with the genetic condition and help them seek asylum in other countries. Malawi’s Albino Association says the continued killings of albinos over the false belief that their body parts are magic has made life too dangerous. In the past month alone, three albinos have been attacked, including a 14-year-old boy who was abducted. Lameck Masina reports.

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