Albinos want killings to stop

KAMPALA - Albinos in Uganda, angered by the murder of more than 50 members of their community in East Africa, want a seat in parliament to defend their rights, a campaign group said yesterday.

KAMPALA - Albinos in Uganda, angered by the murder of more than 50 members of their community in East Africa, want a seat in parliament to defend their rights, a campaign group said yesterday.

Faith Bwanika, secretary of the Uganda Albino Association, said yesterday they were asking for a seat in Parliament because of a string of murders in Tanzania and Burundi, targeting albinos, over the past two years.

Five seats in parliament are already set aside for people with disabilities. - Sapa-AFP

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