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US: Man living with HIV arrested in Florida for alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure

ESCO Report: Man with HIV infects several women
November 23, 2017

[Update]US: Judge add one year to Indiana man’s three year sentence for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Judge extends Kosciusko County man’s prison sentence
November 22, 2017

UK: Avon and Somerset Police apologise after being accused of spreading misinformation over the use of spithoods and HIV transmission

Avon and Somerset Police apology over spit hood statement
November 22, 2017

US: Woman living with HIV arrested in Oklahoma for sex work and “intending to transfer HIV”

Woman accused of intending to transfer HIV during Broken Arrow prostitution bust
November 22, 2017

[Update]Zimbabwe: High Court reduces jail sentence of man living with HIV from 13 years to 2 years

HIV+ man’s jail term for infecting partner reduced
November 22, 2017

US: New initiative launched by Equality Florida hopes to convince lawmakers to update laws exposing people with HIV to criminal prosecution

HIV Panic in Florida Is Turning Into a Health Catastrophe
November 21, 2017

US: “Punishment is the wrong approach to infectious disease control”

Should we punish the sick?
November 21, 2017

UK: Police accused of fear mongering by playing up the risks of HIV and hepatitis C transmission through spitting

Police accused of exaggerating risks of HIV to introduce spit guards
November 19, 2017

US: Webinar on HIV criminalisation primarily aimed at defense lawyers organised by NACDL and CHLP on Dec 15

NACDL and CHLP to Co–Host Webinar on HIV Criminalization Thursday, December 7, 2017
November 16, 2017

UK: Professor Matthew Weait reflects on the first convictions for intentional HIV transmission in England & Wales

Daryll Rowe guilty – but is criminal law the right way to stop the spread of HIV?
November 16, 2017

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