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UN Official: People with Albinism Risk 'Extinction' in Malawi

People with albinism in Malawi are at risk of "systemic extinction" due to relentless attacks fueled by superstitions, the United Nations' top expert on albinism said Friday on her first official visit in her new role. At least 65 cases of violence against people with albinism — including killings and dismemberment — have been recorded by police in Malawi since late 2014, said Ikponwosa Ero, the U.N.'s independent expert on human rights and albinism. People with...

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