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Trade in Albino Body Parts Flourishing in Africa

The widespread killing of people with albinism for their body parts continues in some parts of Africa in the mistaken belief they bring good luck, wealth, and political success.   The horrendous trade flourishes because albino limbs and organs fetch a high price among people who believe in the power of black magic.   A panel of experts recently explored the root causes of attacks against persons with Albinism on the sidelines of the U.N. Human Rights Council meeting in...

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