June 3, 2016

albinos in tanzania

remember that security analyst i met in Nairobi?  well, i asked him about security in Tanzania vs. Kenya and his response was a surprise to me.  he said the big targets in Tanzania are albinos.  i looked it up and it turns out it's a real thing.  very sad.

"the albino community live in fear of being hunted down and hacked to pieces for their body parts which are treasured by witch doctors"

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3452630/The-ghost-people-Tanzania-albino-community-live-fear-hunted-hacked-pieces-body-parts-treasured-witch-doctors.html#ixzz4fnbnfVIw

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