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US: Georgia police charges man of reckless conduct by an HIV-infected person for spitting at officer

Kingsland man arrested after HIV–related incident in April
June 27, 2017

[Update] Jamaica: Jamaican man extradited back to Canada to face charges of HIV non-disclosure

June 23, 2017

[Update] Czech Republic: Czech national deported from Thailand sentenced to 11.5 years in prison for alleged HIV transmission

Czech man sent to prison for spreading HIV knowingly
June 23, 2017

South Korea: Women living with HIV reluctant to report sexual assault, because of prejudices against people with HIV in the legal system and HIV criminalisation law

Discrimination against people with HIV rampant: UN study
June 22, 2017

UK: Yusef Azad of the National AIDS Trust calls for an end to HIV being used in court to emphasise the seriousness of a crime when it has no relevance to it

The "HIV Panic" attack – from prosecution to persecution
June 21, 2017

Canada: 27 year old Toronto man faces second aggravated sexual assault charge for alleged HIV non-disclosure

New charge laid against Toronto man who police allege did not disclose HIV status
June 21, 2017

Israel: 24 year old migrant from Guinea arrested by Israeli police for alleged HIV transmission

Illegal migrant arrested on suspicion of infecting girlfriend with HIV
June 20, 2017

Canada: Rob Olver from Positive Lite magazine gives an overview of the Rethinking Justice Symposium

Rethinking Justice with Renewed Hope
June 20, 2017

Canada: Positive Lite interviews Edwin J. Bernard, Global coordinator of the HIV Justice Network

Criminalization of HIV non–disclosure: is the tide turning?
June 20, 2017

US: The Body reviews the latest development in HIV criminalisation in the United States

What’s New in HIV Criminalization in the United States: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
June 16, 2017

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