Cases

Colombia: Man faces 12 years for ‘knowingly contaminating another person with HIV’ following police allegations of rape and consensual unprotected sex without disclosure

HIV positive Colombian truck driver ’infected more than 50 women in uncontrollable rampage’
December 4, 2012

Zambian man convicted of ‘defilement’ receives tough sentence enhancement for being HIV-positive despite not knowing his status at the time

HIV–positive man gets 25 years for defilement
November 13, 2012

Sweden: Court of appeal sentences man living with HIV to two years and nine months for alleged HIV-exposure

Hiv–smittad får ingen prövning
August 9, 2011

Australia: Man gets 4 1/2 years for impossible HIV transmission

December 16, 2009

Update: December 16thWepukhulu Zebtek was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison by Judge Allan Fenbury who “said the sentence would deter other carriers of the HIV virus from not informing their sexual partners”. Mr Zebtek will be eligible for parole … More

Canada: Rapist who is also HIV-positive gets similar sentence to those found guilty of HIV exposure during consensual sex

September 30, 2009

A 36 year-old HIV-positive Ontario man, originally from Nigeria, who twice raped his former girlfriend has been sentenced to nine years in prison for a variety of charges relating to the rapes. William Imona-Russel was found guilty in February 2009 … More

Malta: British man accused of rape, HIV transmission

June 10, 2009

A 41 year-old HIV-positive British man has been charged with rape and HIV transmission in Malta, and yet the details of the case do not add up at all. According to the Times of Malta the “incident allegedly happened early … More

South Africa: HIV-positive father accused of attempted murder for raping son

February 15, 2008

An HIV-positive father is on trial in the South African capital, Pretoria, for the rape and attempted murder of his ten year-old son, according to a report from the South African Press Agency. The charge sheet alleges the father had … More

US: HIV-positive man who forced wife to have oral sex arrested for HIV exposure, rape

February 12, 2008

An HIV-positive man was arrested in the New Orleans area last Saturday, after his wife complained to police investigating a disturbance that he had forced her to have oral sex with her, without a condom.He is charged with aggravated rape, … More

Australia: Perth man released on bail

January 8, 2008

A major update on the case of Wepukhulu Zebtek reported on Monday. His new lawyer has successfully argued that since the woman tested HIV-positive three days following the alleged rape, his client could not have infected the woman. Zebtek is … More

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