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: Man living with HIV under criminal investigation in Idaho for donating blood

Investigation underway after man with HIV donates plasma
January 10, 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 sentenced to 12 years in prison for spitting on police officer

Man with AIDS sentenced to 12 years in prison after spitting in officer’s face
January 8, 2019

India: Police to investigate case filed by newly-wed against her husband for alleged HIV transmission

Man infects wife with HIV, booked
January 7, 2019

Cambodia: Police arrests immigrant for overstaying his visa and investigates alleged HIV transmission complaint

Suspect held for allegedly spreading HIV
December 31, 2018

US: Tennessee woman living with HIV charged with “unprotected intimate contact”

Linden woman charged: Criminal exposure to HIV
December 27, 2018

US: 22-year-old prisoner charged with aggravated assault in Pennsylvania for spitting on guard

Prisoner committed assault with a deadly weapon by spitting on jail guard, police say
December 27, 2018

[Update]Russia: Sentence of man convicted in Irkutsk for alleged “wilful HIV transmission” overturned on technicality but prosecution will seek longer sentence in retrial

В Иркутске завершено судебное следствие по делу об умышленном заражении ВИЧ–инфекцией
December 27, 2018

Canada: 60-year-old sentenced to seven years in prison for unprotected sex and alleged HIV non-disclosure

Sept ans de prison pour un porteur du VIH
December 21, 2018

Canada: Quebec man sentenced to three and a half year in jail for alleged HIV exposure

Trois ans et demi de prison pour avoir risqué de leur transmettre le VIH
December 20, 2018
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