Dieter Telemans

Dar Es Salaam, TANZANIA

The Albino Revolution Cultural Troupe (ARCT) is composed of 12 members. They're all albinos. It was created in 2000 by artist Tito David Ntanga. They organise musical and theatre performances at conferences, meetings and cultural events. They have already campaigned around issues like HIV/AIDS and civil rights and are now campaigning against the stigmatisation and killing of albinos. 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.

Object Name
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Dieter Telemans
City
Dar Es Salaam
Country
TANZANIA
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none
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4368 x 2912 pixels
36.98 x 24.65 cm (300 dpi)
14.56 x 9.71 inch (300 dpi)
5.1 MB size on disk
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