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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Russia: Man living with HIV sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for biting a police officer

A Votkinsk resident infected with HIV bit a police officer. The court sentenced the attacker
July 25, 2019

Russia: Man to appear in court in Udmurtia charged with “knowingly exposing others to HIV” for biting police officer

In Udmurtia, an HIV–infected man bit a policeman
May 27, 2019

US: Five laws categorised as “bad” laws by the Human Rights Campaign in Missouri , including HIV/AIDS criminalisation laws

Missouri ranked in lowest category for LGBTQ protections, nondiscrimination
February 27, 2019

US: Man living with HIV diagnosed as being in “altered mental state” charged for biting a police officer in emergency room in Chicago

HIV–positive man bit police officer, court records allege
February 21, 2019

Colombia: 33-year-old man living with HIV arrested and charged with assault for biting police officer

Portador de VIH mordió a un policía y escupió a otro en Pensilvania Caldas
January 9, 2019

US: Man living with HIV charged with trying to transmit HIV with body fluid in Illinois for biting police officer

Man Charged With Trying to Give Police Officer HIV by Biting Him
December 2, 2018

Russia: 16-year-old girl living with HIV given one and a half year suspended sentence for biting and scratching a policeman

ВИЧ–инфицированная девушка осуждена за укус полицейского
August 28, 2018

Kenya: 30-year-old man charged with alleged HIV transmission for biting police officer

Kericho man charged with biting cop, infecting him with HIV
March 13, 2018

[Update]US: Woman from Tennessee charged with criminal exposure to HIV for biting police officer

Woman With AIDS Bites Police Officer
November 14, 2017
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