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Malawi Government Accused of Police Failures Over Albino Killings

Human rights group Amnesty International has accused Malawi of a systematic failure in policing following the abduction and killings of several albino men, women and children in recent months. It’s believed the victims’ bones are sold to practitioners of traditional medicine in the belief they will bring good luck and wealth. Amnesty said that since November 2014 in Malawi, at least 18 people with albinism have been killed, and at least five have been abducted and remain missing. The...

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