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US: Maryland judge sentences man for HIV non-disclosure following ‘reckless endangerment’ plea deal that includes provision that he must always use a condom, even with an undetectable viral load

Man sentenced to 18 months in Montgomery County HIV case
March 31, 2015

Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes Kenya High Court ruling that quashes vague and unconstitutional HIV-specific criminal statute

Kenya High Court Finds Criminalizing HIV and AIDS Transmission Unconstitutional
March 31, 2015

Canada: Provocative new resource from anonymous collective of people living with HIV explains how to protect yourself from prosecution

How To Have Sex In A Police State: One Approach
March 28, 2015

NZ: Second Auckland man charged with alleged ‘reckless’ HIV transmission within a month

HIV infection case: Accused pleads not guilty – National – NZ Herald News
March 26, 2015

US: Ohio man, 57, who had consensual sex with 16 year-old boy posing as 18 year-old man sentenced after guilty plea for felonious assault; state does not allow anyone with HIV to have sex with anyone under 18 even if disclosure and condom use takes place

HIV–positive Canton man gets 3 years in prison for having unprotected sex with 16–year–old
March 25, 2015

Kenya: High Court declares Section 24 of HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act (2006) unconstitutional, removes overly broad and vague HIV-specific criminal statute

Court nullifies section outlawing reckless spread of HIV
March 24, 2015

US: Texas Senator Joan Huffman introduces four new HIV-related laws, including vague and overly broad HIV-specific criminal statute, SB 779

HIV in the LEGE
March 21, 2015

Honduras reforms 20 year-old omnibus HIV law eliminating mandatory testing and providing free healthcare

Honduras – HIV law reform finally helps affected communities
March 19, 2015

Gambia’s National Assembly passes new HIV omnibus law that appears to be protective and supportive, but anti-gay law with life sentence for ‘aggravated homosexuality’ if living with HIV remains on the books

Gambia: National Assembly Passes HIV/Aids Bill
March 19, 2015

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