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]Russia: Woman living with HIV sentenced to three years probation in South West Siberia for alleged HIV transmission

Новокузнечанку осудили за инфицирование сожителя ВИЧ
March 5, 2019

US: Indiana prison inmate faces charges of “battery by bodily waste leading to infection” for spitting at prison officers

Elkhart County Jail inmate faces new charges after spitting on two officers
February 28, 2019

US: Five laws categorised as “bad” laws by the Human Rights Campaign in Missouri , including HIV/AIDS criminalisation laws

Missouri ranked in lowest category for LGBTQ protections, nondiscrimination
February 27, 2019

Brazil: 33-year-old man arrested and charged with aggravated homicide for alleged HIV transmission

Homem transmite HIV para companheira com intenção de matá–la
February 22, 2019

[Update]US: Probation sentence in Arkansas’ HIV criminalisation case after undetectable viral load is taken into consideration

Sanjay Johnson HIV Criminalization Case Closes With 5–Year Probation Sentence
February 22, 2019

US: Man living with HIV diagnosed as being in “altered mental state” charged for biting a police officer in emergency room in Chicago

HIV–positive man bit police officer, court records allege
February 21, 2019

Singapore: Former police officer stands trial for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with sex-workers without disclosing his status

Ex–police officer convicted of having sex with prostitutes without informing them of HIV status
February 18, 2019

Brazil: Man living with HIV arrested for alleged HIV exposure

Man arrested accused of infecting women with HIV
February 18, 2019

St Vincent and the Grenadines: Following deportation of man jailed in Canada for alleged HIV transmission, prosecution service confirms existence of similar provision in SVG law

Persons who wilfully pass on HIV infection can be charged – Prosecutor
February 18, 2019
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