Cases

Australia: Summary of proceedings in alleged HIV transmission case from initial trial to High Court decision to appeal dismissal

Aubrey v The Queen [2017] HCA 18: HIV, Recklessness and Grievous Bodily Harm
May 11, 2017

Australia: Man sentenced to 5 years in jail for alleged HIV transmission in New South Wales loses his High Court appeal

High Court rejects appeal of man who infected lover with HIV
May 10, 2017

Germany: Cologne court acquits man with undetectable viral load of attempted grievous bodily harm; judge learns about treatment as prevention from expert witness

Freispruch für Kölner HIV–Infizierter (41) hatte ungeschützten Sex mit Kolleginnen
April 15, 2017

[Update] US: Indiana man facing multiple charges for alleged HIV transmission sentenced to 24 years for battery by bodily waste after plea agreeement

Benford gets 20 years in prison for HIV–battery, robbery Takes plea for HIV–battery, robbery; other charges dropped
March 14, 2017

US: HIV Court Nightmare Ends For Olympian Darren Chiacchia (Press Release)

February 20, 2017

Photo by Bob Carey HIV Court Nightmare Ends For Olympian Darren Chiacchia, Ocala, FL – 2/19/17 2004 Olympic medalist, 2003 Pan American Games gold medalist, and 2004 Rolex Kentucky CCI**** victor, Darren Chiacchia of Ocala, FL and Springville, NY, has … More

[Update] Australia: Migrant living with HIV deported to Zimbabwe in case that went all the way to the High Court

HIV acrobat kicked out of country
December 12, 2016

[Update]France: Man living with HIV sentenced in his absence to 12 years in jail for alleged HIV transmission

Il avait transmis le VIH a sa compagne: absent a son proces, il est condamné douze ans ferme
December 9, 2016

[update]Zimbabwe: Complainant withdraw charges against Bulawayo man accused of alleged HIV-exposure

Prison officer withdraws charges against HIV+ lover
December 9, 2016

Zimbabwe: 39 year-old man convicted for “deliberate transmission of HIV”, despite no actual transmission, released on bail following intervention of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights

ZLHR rescues man jailed 13 years for disputed deliberate transmission of HIV
November 24, 2016

Czech Republic: Police drop charges against all 30 gay men living with HIV following Prague Public Health Authority ‘witch hunt’

November 17, 2016

All criminal charges have been dropped against the 30 gay men living with HIV who were reported to the police by the Prague Public Health Authority earlier this year after they were diagnosed with an STI, Czech media report today. … More

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