There is a fatal discrimination against people with albinism (albinos) in many parts of Africa. Since 2007, Tanzania has had 69 documented attacks, with only 10 survivors. Here are a few stories about heroic survivors, and Under The Same Sun’s advocacy efforts in Tanzania.
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WINNIPEG — A Canadian businessman is trying to save his fellow albinos in Africa from superstition and slaughter.
“It strikes me very personally,” said Paul Ash of Winnipeg. His brother Peter, in Surrey, B.C., founded a registered charity to help Tanzanians with albinism who’ve been shunned and even murdered for their lack of skin pigment.