I suppose this is good news, sort of

A court in Tanzania has sentenced a Kenyan accused of trying to sell an albino to 17 years in jail and a fine of more than $50,000 (£41,200).

Albino body parts are valued highly in parts of East Africa and many albinos have been enslaved and/or murdered as a result.  It is believed that since 2007 there have been 53 albino killings in Tanzania.  The full story is here and I thank Ashok Hariharan for the pointer.

File under "Thwarted Markets in Everything."


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