Cases

The latest cases curated for the HIV Justice Network from global news reports.  Older cases from the Criminal HIV Transmission blog are also included.

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USA: Woman arrested in Michigan for alleged HIV non-disclosure and soliciting

Police: HIV–positive prostitute arrested after not telling sexual partners
July 21, 2016

AIDS 2016: Journalists apologised to Ugandan nurse they demonised but the impact of their reckless reporting on her life is enduring

AIDS 2016: Victimized, vilified by law and media, a nurse faces an uncertain future
July 19, 2016

USA: Trial for Iowa man charged with four counts of “criminal transmission” is postponed until October. One charge of alleged HIV exposure “by proxy” might be dismissed on a technicality.

Trial reset to October for Coralville man accused of exposing women to HIV
July 15, 2016

US: Iowa man awaiting trial placed on house arrest to save county jail paying for his HIV medications

Hampton man placed on house arrest
July 8, 2016

US: Mississipi man awaits court appearance for alleged HIV exposure

Forrest Co. man indicted for allegedly spreading HIV
July 7, 2016

USA: Ohio man who spat on police officers faces an additional third-degree felony charge for being HIV positive despite zero transmission risk

Man with HIV gets felony after spitting on officers
July 2, 2016

Canada: Court upholds sexual assault conviction of Calgary man for alleged HIV transmission

Conviction stands against Calgary man who infected new bride with HIV
July 1, 2016

USA: Oklahoma City man sentenced to 5 years in prison for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Man accused of sexual relationships without disclosing HIV status sentenced to prison
June 27, 2016

Belarus: Buda-Koshelevo man sentenced to 7 years in colony for HIV transmission based on his medical records

Суд приговорил заразившего двух женщин ВИЧ к семи годам колонии
June 23, 2016

Zimbabwe: Constitutional court dismisses appeal from two people convicted of “knowingly infecting” their partner. They now face up to 20 years imprisonment.

Concourt on Wilful HIV Infections
June 20, 2016
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