African Albino Body Parts for Witchcraft
In Africa selling albino body parts is a money-making business.
Selling African Albino Body Parts in Africa
African albinos are killed, dismembered and graves robbed because charms made from albino body parts are believed to bring good luck, fortune, and money.
|Tanzanian mother and her albino child|
Issues related to people with Albinism
Throughout Africa, albinism is much more widespread than the rest of the world. Tanzania has one of the largest populations of people with Albinism in the world with an estimated 170,000. In the heart of Lake Victoria, Ukerewe Island is home to a large community of people with albinism.
There is a great black market demand for the body parts of albino people selling for around $600 US dollars according to 3news. On 1-1-15 Police in Tanzania arrested four people over the kidnapping of an albino girl from her home in the Mwanza region of Tanzania; her father is accused of orchestrating the offense.
|Tanzania's Ukerewe Island|
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