People living with albinism fear for their lives on a daily basis, and they have cried out for the crimes against them to stop.
On Saturday various organizations marched from Church Square to the Union Buildings in Tshwane to protest the murdering of people living with Albinism, Daily Sun reported.
Tshwantsho Tshabalala was among those to join the protest action and he wanted to set the record straight on some of the myths surrounding people living with albinism.
“It’s wrong for people to say Aids can be cured if you sleep with a person living with albinism,” the 37-year-old said.
Tshabalala added the false believe that albinos’ body parts could be used as muthi to bring a person luck has resulted in people with the condition fearing for their lives.
Hannah Tshuma, a nine-year-old girl living with albinism, called on the South African head of state to radically change their situation, Briefly.co.za learned.
Some notable South African personalities also supported the march, including actress and albinism activist Bakwateleni Jiyane, as well as ANCYL member Jane Khoza.
Khoza said the league partnered with #Albinismkillersmustfall initiative to stand up against the abuse and murder of people living with albinism.
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