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US: Gael Adrien Mbama explores why California HIV laws are antiquated and must be modernised

Gael Adrien Mbama: HIV laws must be modernized to prevent further stigmatization
September 22, 2017

[Update] US: Faced with possible 96 yrs sentence, Michael Johnson accepts plea deal and is sentenced to 10 years for HIV non-disclosure

Michael Johnson bypasses trial, enters no–contest plea and is sentenced to 10 years for not disclosing HIV status to male sexual partners
September 21, 2017

Australia: Amendment to New South Wales Public Health Act, with its punitive focus on STIs transmission, risks undermining the Act intent

Punishing one person for STI transmission weakens public health efforts
September 21, 2017

US: New toolkit designed to support intersectional advocacy for HIV criminal law reform published by CHLP and the National LGBTQ Task Force

HIV Criminalization Beyond Non–Disclosure: Advocacy Toolkits on Intersections with Sex Work and Syringe Use, The Center for HIV Law and Policy and National LGBTQ Task Force (2017)
September 20, 2017

Canada: COCQ-SIDA to request a moratorium on criminal prosecutions of HIV non-disclosure in Quebec

Moratoire demandé sur les poursuites pour non–divulgation du VIH
September 20, 2017

[update]US: Ohio’s Supreme Court’s ruling expected on case of man charged with murder for alleged HIV transmission

Man accused of HIV murder may have charges reduced
September 19, 2017

Samoa: HIV criminalisation is a threat to public health indicates the Ministry of Health in its 2017 National HIV Policy report

M.O.H. against criminalization of HIV
September 19, 2017

[Update] UK: New charges for man accused of alleged deliberate HIV-exposure in East Sussex

Ten lovers accuse hairdresser of infecting them with HIV
September 19, 2017

Canada: Ministers discussed HIV non-disclosure and agreed to collaborate on possible next steps

Justice and Public Safety Ministers conclude two days of meetings on shared justice and security priorities
September 18, 2017

Singapore: Man jailed for HIV non-disclosure after lodging a report against himself with the police

HIV man jailed for not telling lover of infection
September 15, 2017

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