New Zealand: Does the transmission of HIV still amount to grievous bodily harm? Interview with Jason Myers, AIDS Foundation Director, on the Court of Appeal current deliberation
Estonia: Man sentenced to two years and eight months in prison for alleged HIV transmission
[Update]New Zealand: Court of Appeal reviews court decision in case of man sentenced for alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure
[Update]Switzerland: Man acquitted under new HIV law, because malicious intent could not be proven, is back on trial.
UK: Start of trial for 26 year-old man charged with alleged attempted intentional exposure to HIV
[update]US: Ohio’s Supreme Court’s ruling expected on case of man charged with murder for alleged HIV transmission
Yesterday, news broke that populist Congressman, Pompeo de Mattos, has withdrawn an amendment originally proposed in 2015 to make ‘deliberate’ HIV transmission a ‘heinous crime’. The amendment, Bill No. 198, 2015, would have added to the list of heinous crimes … More