What Growing Up as a Black Albino Taught Me
You aren't your disability.
Women With Albinism Are Being Tortured, Dismembered, and Their Limbs Sold for Magic
In Malawi, having albinism is the equivalent of having a moving target upon your back.
Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask an Albino
"My eyes tend to go in every direction at once. Some people gather from that that I have albinism; others just assume that I'm not right in the head."
Fay van Aalten
What It's Like to Be Albino When Everyone Thinks You're White
I'm a Muslim Brit-Pakistani, but my pale skin and hair make everyone assume I'm white European – and yes, it's weird.
Tanzania Police Arrest Man Who Tried to Sell Albino Niece for Body Parts
Authorities have recently cracked down on the illegal trade of Albino body parts, which are often hacked from their victims for use in black magic and charms.
Albino Murders in Tanzania (Excerpt from ‘VICE News Meets Josephat Torner’)
In this excerpt from ‘VICE News meets Joseph Torner,’ the Tanzanian activist talks about the witchdoctor-motivated albino killings and reveals there are instances where family members have facilitated these murders.
Another Albino Child Is Murdered and Mutilated in Tanzania
The body of an abducted 1-year-old was found on Tuesday, showing that despite recent legal efforts Tanzania has a long way to go in protecting children with albinism.
Fueled by Superstition, People Are Violently Attacking Albinos in Tanzania
Africans with albinism can suffer alienating social stigma in their communities and, in some regions, a near-constant threat of violence.
The Fight to Stop Tanzania's Witch Doctors Butchering Albino People
In Tanzania, traditional healers and witch doctors have long considered the body parts of people with albinism as being essential to their magical recipes. These practitioners of muti—or "medicine murder"—believe that their recipes heal the sick and...