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US: Rhode Island politician wants the state to consider new unscientific, stigmatising HIV non-disclosure law

State Lawmaker Targets People With HIV With Bill To Criminalize Exposure
February 25, 2015

New York’s Highest Court Says ‘No’ to the Felony Prosecution of a Person Living with HIV for Having Consensual Sex

New York’s Highest Court Says ’No’ to the Felony Prosecution of a Person Living with HIV for Having Consensual Sex
February 20, 2015

US: In depth interview with Ken Pinkela whose change.org campaign to review his unjust court-martial has more than 73,000 signatures

Military justice?
January 27, 2015

US: Texas man who pled guilty to murdering woman after learning she had HIV sentenced to 50 years

Lufkin man pleads guilty to murdering woman after learning she had HIV
January 14, 2015

Australia: Western Australia implements unscientific new law mandating HIV and hepatitis testing for spitting at, or biting, cops

New blood–test law protects WA police against spitters and biters
December 31, 2014

China: Warranted fears of stigma and discrimination in healthcare settings resulting in people with HIV not disclosing their status

Patients concealing infectious diseases put doctors at risk
December 29, 2014

Canada: Judge rules that police violated constitutional rights by disclosing man’s HIV status in press release

Former Courtice youth pastor sentenced to house arrest in child luring case
December 27, 2014

Cambodia: Unlicenced medic charged with intentional HIV transmission and murder for reusing needles after more than 200 villagers are diagnosed with HIV

Murder charge in HIV case
December 23, 2014

South Africa: Forced or involuntary disclosure in healthcare settings disproportionately affecting women resulting in discrimination and gender-based violence, despite constitutional protections

Laws of Men: For women in South Africa, HIV stigma still runs strong
December 19, 2014

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