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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Belgium: Brussels male sex worker gets 18 months for ‘attempted poisoning’ after disclosing his HIV status to a client who then obtained PEP following a single episode of condomless sex

18 mois requis pour tentative d’empoisonnement par le VIH
March 29, 2017

Nigeria: Sex worker in Zamfara State hunted by police following rumours about alleged HIV transmission

Prostitute infects 500 men with HIV in Zamfara
January 22, 2017

Turkey: Azerbaijani female sex worker arrested in Van province, accused of exposing 200 male clients to HIV

Задержана азербайджанская проститутка, заразившая 200 мужчин СПИДом
January 6, 2017

Greece: Athens court exonerate 11 HIV positive women who had been arrested and exposed publicly in 2012 in a notorious HIV-criminalisation case

HIV positive women finally acquitted of charges
December 16, 2016

US: Ohio woman living with HIV arrested on sex-work related charges

Police: HIV+ woman arrested again on prostitution–related charges
November 20, 2016

US: Georgia man pleads not guilty to charge of reckless conduct after arrest by undercover policeman

Man infected with HIV virus offers sex to undercover agent
October 29, 2016

US: Man living with HIV pleads not-guilty in Georgia to charges of alleged HIV non-disclosure and prostitution

Police: Man accused of prostitution didn’t disclose HIV status
October 5, 2016

US: Florida woman living with HIV sentenced to a year in prison for soliciting

Woman sentenced for prostitution while HIV positive
September 30, 2016

Australia: Transgender sex-worker pleading not guilty to alleged HIV transmission will remain in men’s prison

Transgender escort pleads not guilty to giving client HIV, will remain in prison for men
July 29, 2016
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