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UTSS Founder/CEO Peter Ash was honoured with a BC Achievment Award for his public service.
A 32 year old male PWA in Swaziland survived an attempted murder while on duty at his job as a security guard. This most recent attack follows two other attemps on his life which occured last year.
A Nigerian man with albinism made front page news after sucessfully winning asylum in Florida, at which UTSS founder Peter Ash gave expert testimony.
A Nigerian mother of three has been arrested following accusations that she beheaded her baby daughter with albinism.
A three year old boy with albinism was abducted in broad daylight in Western Tanzania. Police found him alive earlier this week, but his captors remain at large.
Western envoys in Burundi have urged the government to protect albinos from organ traffickers who trade their lucrative body parts for use as potent ingredients for magic charms.
Gangs with suspected links to Tanzanian witch doctors kidnapped a five-month-old albino girl and hacked off a young albino boy's arm in Burundi.
In their holiday issue, Dolce Vita Magazine interviews Peter Ash on his ongoing work to end the senseless slayings of persons with albinism in Tanzania.
In general elections held October 31st, Tanzanians elected their first person with albinism to Parliament.
The campaign against the murder and mutilation of Tanzanian adults and children with albinism was unanimously supported by the Canadian House of Commons on Wednesday, Oct. 26.