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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Canada: Gay man on trial for HIV exposure

September 21, 2007

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Crime/2007/09/21/4513751-sun.html HIV accused claims mental breakdown By JANE SIMS, SUN MEDIA September 21, 2007 An HIV-positive man told a judge yesterday he thought he was the Messiah and had “sweated out” his AIDS-related infection during a mental breakdown months before … More

US: Man awaiting sentencing for HIV exposure in Tennessee

September 14, 2007

http://www.dnj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070914/NEWS01/709140333/1002 McElderry found guilty of HIV exposureby Brandon Puttbrese, bputtbrese@dnj.com (615) 278-5153 Article published Sep 14, 2007 A Murfreesboro man infected with HIV is awaiting sentencing after a jury convicted him late Wednesday for knowingly exposing a 15-year-old boy to … More

UK: Six years’ prison for gay HIV-positive ‘slave’ following rape conviction

September 4, 2007

This is startlingly similar to a Dutch case that was widely reported in June. This case, in Leighton Buzzard, Hertfordshire, did not receive widespread publicity.http://www.leightonbuzzardonline.co.uk/news/Gay-rape-gang-men-jailed.3168669.jp Gay rape gang men jailed Published Date: 04 September 2007 Source: Leighton Buzzard Observer Location: … More

Canada: Ontario woman sentenced to two years for HIV transmission

August 18, 2007

HIV: WIFE GETS TWO YEARSHe’s got a life sentenceGlobe and MailALWYNNE GWILTAugust 18, 2007 Often, it is men who end up behind bars for intentionally infecting women with HIV. This week, that balance shifted. Early Thursday morning, an anxious and … More

France: Gay man indicted for HIV transmission

August 10, 2007

http://v2.e-llico.com/article.htm?rubrique=actu&articleID=16016 (Translation by Sylvie Beaumont, NAM) A 25 years old gay man, suspected of having voluntarily contaminated partners with the AIDS virus during non-protected sex has been indicted on Thursday. The young man was indicted for “administration of harmful substances … More

US: Texas man arrested for HIV exposure

July 25, 2007

http://www.myfoxdfw.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=3870043&version=2&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=TSTY&pageId=3.2.1 Frisco Man Accused of Knowingly Spreading HIV Last Edited: Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007, 6:14 AM CDT Created: Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007, 9:55 PM CDT Philippe Padieu FRISCO — A 51-year-old martial arts instructor is accused of recklessly endangering at … More

UK: Michael Fielder sentenced (UK reckless transmission case thrown out due to lack of evidence)

July 14, 2007

From This Is Cheshire Disabled man who had sex with boy avoids jail Saturday 14th July 2007 By Staff reporter A DISABLED Northwich man who had sex with a teenage boy without telling him he had HIV, escaped a jail … More

Russia: 17-year-old girl from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski prosecuted for HIV transmission to four man; she can face up to 8 years in prison

Журналисты помогут 17–летней ВИЧ–инфицированной переехать с Камчатки в другой регион
April 28, 2007
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