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PWA in Tanzania live in fear despite tight security.
Malawi Police chief says 40 more cops deployed in the north to fight PWA attackers
Malawi Police have sent criminal investigation officers in Tanzania to hunt for a man who on Saturday chopped the hand of a woman with albinism in Chitipa and ran away with it.
Thugs have hacked off the arm of a woman with albinism at her home in Chitipa district in the early hours of today.
The European Parliament called today on African countries to end the impunity that surrounds the killing and persecution of PWA, especially in Malawi.
A woman in South Africa has been jailed for trying to sell a child with albinism to a well-known community member who is a known traditional healer.
The Albinism Society in KZN says it is shocked by the alleged kidnapping of a four year-old boy with albinism in South Africa.
Rejected, ostracized and laughed at, PWA and their parents in Zimbabwe describe life in a country with little tolerance for them as hell on earth.
Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, called on all countries to end the discrimination that threatens the well-being, health and even the lives of PWA, and to provide programmes that will enable them play a full role in the society.
Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Monday described abductions and killings against people with albinism as terrorism against them and vowed his government will win the war.