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


US: North Carolina soldier pleads guilty to reckless HIV transmission; sentenced to 40 months

November 1, 2007

Soldier Pleads Guilty to Passing HIV Infection Posted: Nov. 1, 2007 Fort Bragg —A soldier pleaded guilty Thursday during a court-martial to knowingly infecting a 17-year-old boy with HIV. Pfc. Johnny Lamar Dalton, 25, a member of the 82nd Airborne … More

US: Missouri woman sentenced to 10 years for HIV exposure

October 18, 2007

Missouri must have some of the most draconian laws imaginable in the developed world against HIV-positive people. A 27 year-old woman was sentenced to ten years in prison for HIV exposure, after her mother reported to her police. The ‘victim’ … More

Australia: SA goverment sued for ‘allowing’ Stuart McDonald to infect him with HIV

October 15, 2007

Man sues in HIV caseABC NewsThe South Australian Government is being sued for allegedly failing to prevent a man from being infected with HIV. The young man alleges he was deliberately infected by Stuart McDonald, 39, who has been charged … More

UK: Hunt for Mark James continues

October 15, 2007

Police launch international hunt for HIV spreader Police have widened their search to the continent for a fugitive who passed on HIV to his male partner. Mark James, 47, was sentenced to three years and four months in jail when … More

Sweden: British man prosecuted for criminal HIV tranmsission

October 4, 2007

HIV Brit prosecuted for infecting girls Published: 4th October 2007 12:27 CETOnline: The prosecution of an HIV positive British citizen believed to have slept with a large number of teenage girls he met on the internet is to be … More

UK: First intentional HIV transmission case in UK?

October 3, 2007

Stories from Manchester Evening News BBC NEWS: Note: Section 18 is grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent; whereas Section 20 is reckless GBH. Dica (the first English case) was originally charged with Section 18 but due to the difficulty of … More

Australia: Parenzee jailed for nine years

September 27, 2007

Andre Parenzee, whose appeal against his January conviction invoked AIDS denialism, sentenced in South Australia. Man jailed for spreading AIDS virus September 27, 2007 – 4:15PM A HIV-positive man who lied to and deceived three Adelaide woman about having … More

New Zealand: Man jailed for HIV exposure and underage sex

September 26, 2007

Underage sex and HIV transmission case in New Zealand Story from below. HIV-positive man jailed for sex with girl Wednesday, 26 September 2007 An Auckland company representative who had exploitive sex with a young teenage girl during his business … More

Sweden: Three cases of HIV transmission/exposure in as many months

September 25, 2007

Young HIV man had sex with teenage girls Published: 25th September 2007 16:22 CETOnline: An 18-year-old man infected with HIV has been arrested on suspicion of having had unprotected sex with four teenage girls, Corren reports. According to prosecutor … More

Canada: Gay man on trial for HIV exposure

September 21, 2007 HIV accused claims mental breakdown By JANE SIMS, SUN MEDIA September 21, 2007 An HIV-positive man told a judge yesterday he thought he was the Messiah and had “sweated out” his AIDS-related infection during a mental breakdown months before … More

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