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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US: 22-year-old man arrested in Mississippi for alleged HIV-exposure

Pearl man charged with knowingly exposing person to HIV
February 9, 2019

Peru: Man sentenced to six and half years in prison for alleged HIV transmission to his partner and daughter in second case of HIV criminalisation in Peru

Justicia Peruana Criminaliza la transmisión del VIH
February 9, 2019

India: ‘Poisoning’ charges used for the first time to prosecute two people living with HIV

‘Poison’ charge invoked against HIV accused
February 8, 2019

[Update]US: Indiana man already incarcerated for other alleged HIV non-disclosure charges pleads guilty in another county

Indiana Man Who Withheld HIV Status Pleads Guilty Again
February 4, 2019

US: Man living with HIV arrested in Pennsylvania for engaging in sex work while knowing his status

HIV positive man arrested for prostitution; Bucks County DA warns of health risks
January 31, 2019

US: Indiana man charged with two counts of battery by bodily waste for spitting at medical staff

Man with HIV charged with spitting in hospital staff’s eyes
January 30, 2019

[Update]Canada: Man living sentenced 3.5 years for HIV non-disclosure despite wearing a condom, released on bail pending appeal hearing

Man convicted of not disclosing HIV status released pending appeal
January 21, 2019

UK: Man previously convicted for HIV non-disclosure faces significant prison sentence for breaching court order to disclose

Brixham repeat HIV sex offender faces ’significant’ jail term
January 19, 2019

US: Wisconsin man charged with recklessly endangering safety for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Police: Man failed to tell sex partners he was HIV–positive
January 13, 2019
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