Cases

Uganda: 26-year-old housemaid arrested and charged for allegedly breastfeeding her employer’s baby

Housemaid living with HIV remanded over allegations of breast–feeding baby
September 4, 2018

Canada: Man charged under British Columbia’s Public Health Act for allegedly refusing to comply with orders for HIV treatment

Vancouver man charged with ignoring medical health officer’s orders for HIV treatment
August 25, 2018

US: Ohio Prisoner living with HIV charged with felonious assault for engaging in sexual conduct

HIV positive prisoner charged after allegedly having sex with 2 inmates
February 6, 2018

US: Iowa man sues former lawyer for not exercising the appropriate level of care and expertise in 2009 landmark HIV criminalisation case

Man takes defense attorney to court in dropped HIV transmission case
January 19, 2018

India: Woman takes her husband to court to seek compensation for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Woman accuses HIV + husband of hiding disease, wants compensation
May 12, 2017

Indonesia: Eight gay men arrested and subjected to mandatory HIV testing after police raided party

Gay men arrested in Indonesia forced to undertake HIV tests
May 6, 2017

Kenya: Five women living with HIV who were forced or coerced into being sterilised will finally have their case heard in a Nairobi courtroom next month

Cases challenging the forced and coerced tubal litigation of women living with HIV to be heard on 27 and 28 June 2017
April 6, 2017

US: Indiana court issues public health injunction against man who failed in his “duty to warn”, ordering him to attend counseling

Judge orders HIV carrier to counseling
March 9, 2017

Nigeria: On Zero Discrimination Day, Coalition of Lawyers for Human Rights strongly denounce judicial HIV stigma in ongoing child custody case (Press release)

March 1, 2017

Breach of HIV status confidentiality and discrimination by the Hon Justice Olagunju of the Oyo State Judiciary  Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. March 1, 2017. Coalition of Lawyers for Human Rights, COLaHR, is a Coalition of Human Rights Lawyers working on … More

US: Ohio Man in jail charged with felony assault with a body fluid for accidentally hitting officer with a carton of urine, although HIV cannot be transmitted through urine.

Ohio man charged with assaulting officer using HIV–positive urine
February 20, 2017
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