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US: Rep. Tracy McCreery plans to file new bill again next year to change Missouri’s HIV criminalisation statute

Next Steps: ‘Decriminalizing’ HIV in Missouri
July 19, 2019

Chile: Civil Court in Viña del Mar hears case of alleged deliberate HIV transmission

They sue a doctor accused of transmitting HIV intentionally
July 19, 2019

Canada: While developments to limit the over-criminalisation of HIV are welcome, they do not go far enough

HIV decriminalization changes welcome but not enough | Ryan Peck
July 17, 2019

Jamaica: “Criminalisation related to HIV is a seductive distraction from what we really should be focusing on”

Is Criminalising HIV Helpful?
July 17, 2019

South Africa: Constitutional Court Justice, Edwin Cameron, calls on countries to tackle discriminatory laws if they want to reach Sustainable Development Goals 16

Justice Cameron calls for banishing of discriminatory laws worldwide
July 16, 2019

US: Oklahoma police issues arrest warrant for 24-year-old man accused of alleged HIV exposure

Man accused of knowingly giving HIV to girlfriend
July 16, 2019

Russia: 27-year-old man sentenced to 5 years in high security prison for allegedly transmitting HIV to minor

A resident of the NAO received five years in prison for infecting a teenager with HIV
July 13, 2019

Russia: 31-year-old man living with HIV in Kamchatka arrested for threatening to infect a police officer

HIV–infected resident of Kamchatka will go on trial for threatening to infect a policeman
July 13, 2019

Meredith McFadden explores the ethical issues of criminalising health statuses

The Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Responsibility for Risky Behavior
July 13, 2019

“Ending AIDS and meeting the health-related Sustainable Development Goals targets will not be possible without addressing discrimination, violence and exclusion”

Charting progress against discrimination
July 13, 2019

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