Tanzania: Albinos targeted for human sacrifice in Tanzania; groups seek government protection

As an infant in rural Tanzania, Angel Salvatory was unusual. Snow white skin, blond hair, and blue eyes set her apart from others in her village. Those unique looks have also made her a target. “Her father thought she was a gift from God,” says Salvatory’s mother, Bestida Simon. “One that he could use to get riches.” Since surviving an attack led by her father, Salvatory has spent the past four years living in the Kabanga Protectorate Center, a government safe house for people living with albinism. Read more here.

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