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UK: Brighton police receive PEP for bite and scratch from man with HIV despite ‘minimal risk’, reported in media worldwide likely adding to HIV stigma

Police Professional :: News :: Sussex defend use of HIV drug on bitten officers
October 10, 2014

US: Missouri sex worker arrested for living with HIV defended on local TV news by advocate highlighting latest science around HIV risks

Social worker says criminal laws related to HIV need to be updated
October 7, 2014

US: Charges dropped in Nick Rhoades HIV non-disclosure case following Supreme Court ruling

Charges dropped in HIV transmission case
October 3, 2014

Malawi: Delay in presenting draft HIV/AIDS bill to Parliament over “contentious” statutes that would criminalise ‘wilful’ HIV transmission and mandate HIV testing for pregnant women

Malawi: ’Hiv & Aids Bill Not Ready for Presentation to Parliament’
September 5, 2014

Liberia: Law proposed to criminalise those who “knowingly or willfully infect” with any communicable disease, including HIV, Ebola, hepatitis B or gonorrhoea

Liberia: House Reviews Bill to Criminalize the Concealing of Information of Persons With Communicable or Contiguous Infectious Diseases
September 1, 2014

US: Ohio judge shows rare understanding of HIV risks and impact of HIV-related stigma

Judge questions the constitutionality of HIV law used to charge Cleveland priest
August 18, 2014

Venezuela: National Assembly unanimously passes new rights-based law that protects people living with HIV from discrimination in all areas of life

Bill to Fight Discrimination Against HIV–Positive Venezuelans
August 14, 2014

Uganda: Rosemary Namubiru to challenge conviction on grounds that law used does not apply to HIV

HIV blood nurse appeals jail sentence
August 13, 2014

US Military court to re-examine HIV risks and harms in Gutierrez appeal

Top military court will hear appeal of airman accused of exposing others to HIV
August 12, 2014

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