Congo-Kinshasa: UNHCR Helps Young Albino On the Run From Witchcraft

Anaclet smiles and looks lovingly at his young son, but the wind blowing off nearby Lake Tanganyika can’t cool his feverish mind. He worries deeply about the safety of Jeff, who is different from most people.¬†Father and son are refugees from Democratic Republic of the Congo, but they haven’t fled arbitrary violence or war like most of the hundreds of thousands of displaced people in the Great Lakes region. They are on the run because bad people want to kill six-year-old Jeff, so that they can harvest his organs for witchcraft. Read more here.

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