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US: New report by the Williams Institute found one arrest for an HIV crime for every 60 people living with HIV in Missouri

Missouri’s HIV criminalization laws have impacted nearly 600 people
February 26, 2020

US: Bill moves forward after Georgia legislators approve proposed reform to HIV criminalisation laws

State Lawmakers Move Forward With HIV Criminal Justice Reform Proposal
February 26, 2020

Egypt: Civil Court orders husband to pay compensation to his wife for alleged HIV transmission

Egyptian Woman Receives 1 Million EGP Compensation Over HIV Transmission From Husband
February 25, 2020

Australia: Prisoners who assault prison officers would be mandatorily tested for infectious diseases under proposed law in Western Australia

Proposed mandatory infectious diseases testing of prisoners who assault officers
February 18, 2020

Zimbabwe: Women parliamentarians call for the decriminalisation of wilful HIV transmission

’Decriminalise wilful transmission of HIV’
February 18, 2020

US: Washington legislators debate bill aiming to reduce the severity of charges in cases of alleged HIV transmission

WA Democrats hope to reduce criminal penalties for intentionally spreading HIV
February 17, 2020

Russia: Criminal case opens in St Petersburg against 37-year-old man for alleged HIV transmission

Viral effect of unprotected sex. Petersburger suspected of intentionally transmitting HIV to a girlfriend from a dating site
February 13, 2020

Sweden: Parliamentary social committee recommends reviewing obligation to disclose HIV status

The Social Committee wants the government to review the disclosure duty of HIV positive people
February 13, 2020

[Update]Canada: Ontario Court of Appeal considers case of man found guilty of aggravated sexual assault for alleged HIV exposure despite using condoms

Man convicted of not disclosing HIV status released pending appeal
February 12, 2020

US: Georgia Republican lawmaker co-sponsors bill that would revise HIV criminalisation law in the State

Republican lawmaker pushes to decriminalize HIV in Georgia
February 11, 2020

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