Tag Archives: Rwanda

Convicted Inside Trader: Let Me Work On AIDS Instead Of Going To Prison

Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, who faces ten years in prison for insider trading, is begging the court for leniency. Instead of jail time, Gupta is offering to go to Rwanda and work on that nation’s HIV/AIDS crisis. Mr. Gupta’s lawyers have pleaded for a lenient sentence of probation, accompanied by an order that he perform community service. Gary …

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And Now, Rwanda

Perhaps inspired by Uganda, Rwanda is now moving to criminalize homosexuality. Rwanda’s lower house will reportedly vote today on a revision to the penal code which would criminalise homosexuality. According to the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, the proposed Article 217 of the draft Penal Code Act will criminalise “[a]ny person who practices, encourages or sensitises people of …

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