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: 20-year-old student charged in Georgia with aggravated sexual battery and reckless conduct for alleged HIV exposure

HIV positive man charged with aggravated sexual battery, reckless conduct
October 3, 2018

Kenya: 29-year old woman arrested and charged with alleged intentional transmission for breastfeeding a baby

HIV–positive woman, 29, denies infecting baby by breastfeeding
September 26, 2018

[Update] Australia: Gay man jailed for a maximum term of four years and six months for alleged HIV transmission and non-disclosure

Man jailed for infecting lover with HIV
September 26, 2018

Canada: Ontario Court finds 25-year old guilty of aggravated sexual assault for not disclosing his status, despite being on treatment and consistently using condoms

HIV–positive man had ’absolute disregard’ for women he slept with and should go to jail, says Crown
September 25, 2018

UK: 23-year-old man of Ghanaian background found guilty of reckless grievous bodily harm, sentenced to five years for alleged HIV transmission to two young women

Man jailed for lying to girlfriends and knowingly infecting them with HIV
September 24, 2018

France: 63-year-old man sentenced to three years in jail for alleged HIV transmission

Perpignan: Trois ans de prison pour avoir transmis volontairement le virus du Sida à sa compagne
September 20, 2018

Russia: 40-year-old man sentenced in Krasnoyarsk to two years and six months on probation for alleged HIV transmission

Красноярец не сказал жене о ВИЧ–инфекции и заразил ее. Получил условный срок
September 14, 2018

US: Man living with HIV charged in Texas for spitting at Police Officer

Man charged with spitting in Killeen officer’s face
September 11, 2018

US: Arkansas’ HIV criminalisation case highlights the lack of understanding around the current realities of HIV transmission and care

After Hook–Up and Friendship, Arkansas Men Pitted Against Each Other in HIV Criminalization Trial
September 6, 2018
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