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Russia: Court in Votkinsk sentences man living with HIV to 3 years in jail for biting a policeman

A Russian man with HIV bit a policeman and paid the price
October 23, 2019

US: 26-year-old Florida man charged with alleged HIV non-disclosure

Port Orange man accused of not informing 3 sexual partners of HIV infection
October 18, 2019

China: New HIV control plan includes provisions for investigation of “deliberate” HIV transmission and mandatory testing of sex workers

China rolls out plan for controlling HIV transmission
October 15, 2019

India: Woman seeks legal recourse against partner for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Ahmedabad: ‘My lover is HIV+, please take action
October 15, 2019

[Update]Russia: Woman from Ezhva sentenced to one and a half years imprisonment for allegedly transmitting HIV to her partner

Court of Syktyvkar awaits trial for partner’s HIV infection
October 15, 2019

[Update]US: New Jersey man faces second charge of alleged HIV non-disclosure

Galloway man charged with exposing second man to HIV
October 12, 2019

US: HIV criminalisation laws increase stigma and discrimination and impede effective treatment and prevention

These laws were meant to protect people from HIV. They’ve only increased stigma and abuse.
October 11, 2019

India: 43-year-old man sentenced to 6 months for allegedly not disclosing his status to his wife

Man gets jail for hiding HIV status from wife
October 11, 2019

[Update]Cambodia: Supreme Court upholds unlicensed medic’s 25 years sentence for allegedly spreading HIV by reusing unsterilised needles

Cambodia’s top court upholds 25–year prison term for doctor who infected people with HIV
October 5, 2019

Jamaica: Parliamentary Committee recommends that the wilful or reckless transmission of HIV be treated as a criminal offence

Mandatory registration recommended for sex offenders relocating to Jamaica
October 4, 2019

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