"Twenty years? Why not the maximum sentence?" Vicky Ntetema, head of the Under the
Same Sun charity's Tanzania office, wrote on her Facebook page.
"So it is 30 years in prison for impregnating a school girl and only 20 years for hacking off
a minor's hand for witchcraft purposes, conspiring to murder, and for attempting to kill!
These laws have to be changed." she wrote.
In 2015, four men were sentenced to death by a Tanzanian court after they were
convicted of abducting, killing and dismembering a 17 year-old albino boy.

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Albinism is a congenital disorder that causes lack of pigment in skin, hair and eyes. It is
more common in sub-Saharan Africa, and in Tanzania affects an estimated 1 in 1,400.
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