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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[Update] Italy: Prosecution requests new trial and longer sentence for man already sentenced on appeal to 22 years for HIV transmission

Valentino Talluto, HIV hunter: Cassation confirms new appeal process looking at stricter penalty than that imposed so far
October 30, 2019

US: HIV-positive inmate charged with reckless conduct in Georgia for allegedly spitting on prison officer

HIV–positive Augusta inmate charged after spitting in deputy’s face
October 30, 2019

France: 47-year-old man in court charged with alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure

Un Loirétain accusé d’avoir délibérément transmis le virus du sida à son épouse
October 26, 2019

Russia: Court in Votkinsk sentences man living with HIV to 3 years in jail for biting a policeman

A Russian man with HIV bit a policeman and paid the price
October 23, 2019

India: Woman seeks legal recourse against partner for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Ahmedabad: ‘My lover is HIV+, please take action
October 15, 2019

[Update]Russia: Woman from Ezhva sentenced to one and a half years imprisonment for allegedly transmitting HIV to her partner

Court of Syktyvkar awaits trial for partner’s HIV infection
October 15, 2019

[Update]US: New Jersey man faces second charge of alleged HIV non-disclosure

Galloway man charged with exposing second man to HIV
October 12, 2019

India: 43-year-old man sentenced to 6 months for allegedly not disclosing his status to his wife

Man gets jail for hiding HIV status from wife
October 11, 2019

[Update]Cambodia: Supreme Court upholds unlicensed medic’s 25 years sentence for allegedly spreading HIV by reusing unsterilised needles

Cambodia’s top court upholds 25–year prison term for doctor who infected people with HIV
October 5, 2019
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