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South Korea: Women living with HIV reluctant to report sexual assault, because of prejudices against people with HIV in the legal system and HIV criminalisation law

Discrimination against people with HIV rampant: UN study
June 22, 2017

UK: Yusef Azad of the National AIDS Trust calls for an end to HIV being used in court to emphasise the seriousness of a crime when it has no relevance to it

The "HIV Panic" attack – from prosecution to persecution
June 21, 2017

Canada: 27 year old Toronto man faces second aggravated sexual assault charge for alleged HIV non-disclosure

New charge laid against Toronto man who police allege did not disclose HIV status
June 21, 2017

Israel: 24 year old migrant from Guinea arrested by Israeli police for alleged HIV transmission

Illegal migrant arrested on suspicion of infecting girlfriend with HIV
June 20, 2017

Canada: Rob Olver from Positive Lite magazine gives an overview of the Rethinking Justice Symposium

Rethinking Justice with Renewed Hope
June 20, 2017

Canada: Positive Lite interviews Edwin J. Bernard, Global coordinator of the HIV Justice Network

Criminalization of HIV non–disclosure: is the tide turning?
June 20, 2017

US: The Body reviews the latest development in HIV criminalisation in the United States

What’s New in HIV Criminalization in the United States: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
June 16, 2017

US: Prison inmate in Michigan on trial for alleged HIV non-disclosure despite his partner retracting his earlier statement under cross-examination

Trial for inmate who allegedly didn’t tell HIV status before prison sex
June 15, 2017

Mexico: Organisations call for the withdrawal of initiative aiming to criminalise HIV-transmission in Quintana Roo

Le Llaman la atención a Diputada Beristain: Piden asociaciones detener iniciativa de penalización del VIH
June 14, 2017

Canada: People of African, Caribbean and black descent over-represented in the mainstream media coverage of HIV non-disclosure.

Skewed Stories: Race and HIV Criminalization in the Media
June 13, 2017

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