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US: In depth interview with Ken Pinkela whose campaign to review his unjust court-martial has almost 80,000 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

US: Ohio man who pled guilty to HIV non-disclosure sentenced to five years’ probation for felonious assault, angering the complainant

Man With HIV Who Did Not Tell Partner Sentenced To Probation, Victim Upset With Decision
December 18, 2014

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network reacts to first female prosecution for HIV non-disclosure in Manitoba

AIDS rights group says criminal justice system has ’HIV phobia’
December 18, 2014

Canada: Jury finds Manitoba woman, 27, guilty of aggravated sexual assault for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Woman convicted of aggravated sexual assault in HIV case
December 17, 2014

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