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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Kenya: Mombasa man living with HIV arrested and charged for having sex while being aware of his status

Mombasa man in trouble for intentionally infecting lady with HIV/AIDS
December 5, 2018

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

Canada: Male sex worker charged with aggravated sexual assault for alleged HIV non disclosure

Police charge 28–year–old with aggravated sexual assault
November 29, 2018

Uganda: 26-year-old housemaid arrested and charged for allegedly breastfeeding her employer’s baby

Housemaid living with HIV remanded over allegations of breast–feeding baby
November 26, 2018

US: Michigan Department of Corrections agrees to amend policies that allowed disproportionate punishment of incarcerated people living with HIV

Michigan Department of Corrections agrees to amend policies that dole out harsher punishments to HIV–positive prisoners
November 16, 2018

Russia: Woman living with HIV in Ulyanovsk faces up to one year imprisonment for not disclosing her status

Суд над ВИЧ–инфицированной в Ульяновске. Не сообщила о статусе партнеру
November 8, 2018

[Update] US: Trial to start for Pensacola Man arrested a year ago for alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure

HIV arrest: Pensacola man accused of knowingly transmitting virus is heading to court
November 5, 2018
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