Tanzanian Witch Doctors Murdering Albinos To Make Good Luck Charms

OMG – somebody needs to make those witch doctors watch the movie “Powder,” because if they saw Powder’s badass magic powers, they would be way too ascared to ever fuck with albinos again!


DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tanzania has banned witch doctors in a bid to curb a rising wave of attacks and murders of albinos whose body parts are prized for witchcraft after a four-year-old albino girl was kidnapped from her home by an armed gang.

More than 70 albinos, who lack pigment in their skin, hair and eyes, have been murdered in the east African nation in the past decade for black magic purposes, according to United Nations figures, many hacked to death and body parts removed.

The government has accused witch doctors of fuelling these killings by luring people to bring albino body parts which they grind up with herbs, roots and sea water to make charms and spells that they claim bring good luck and wealth…  [Yahoo News]