Dieter Telemans

Dar Es Salaam, TANZANIA

Irimina working outside in the fields. This is dangerous work as staying in the sun for many hours every day is damaging her skin. Discrimination against albinos is a serious problem throughout sub-Saharan Africa, but recently in Tanzania albinos have been killed and mutilated, victims of a growing criminal trade in albino body parts fuelled by superstition and greed. Limbs, skin, hair, genitals and blood are believed by witch doctors to bring good luck, and are sold to clients for large sums of money, carrying with them the promise of instant wealth.

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Dieter Telemans
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Dar Es Salaam
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TANZANIA
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36.98 x 24.65 cm (300 dpi)
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