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US: New York Court of Appeals Says HIV+ Man’s Saliva Is Not a “Dangerous Instrument” (Press Release)

New York Court of Appeals Says HIV+ Man’s Saliva Is Not a “Dangerous Instrument”

Punishing People on the Basis of Physical Attributes Would Create...

US: Lambda Legal Appeals Conviction of HIV-Positive Man (Press Release)

Lambda Legal Appeals Conviction of HIV-Positive Man

"This conviction cannot stand because someone who engages in...

Denmark: Safer sex without a condom (editorial)

Below is an excellent editorial by Henriette Laursen, director of AIDS-Fondet, and Susan Cowan, staff specialist at Statens Serum Institut, on the current state of HIV science and how it should...

Canada: New documentary, 'Positive Women: Exposing Injustice' has world premiere in Toronto

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Dominican Republic: Urge President Fernández to repeal HIV criminalisation laws

A campaign to request the urgent modification of two HIV-specific criminal statutes in the Dominican Republic has gone viral.

I first became aware of the campaign...

Global Commission on HIV and the Law: an analysis of their HIV criminalisation recommendations

Today, the Global Commission on HIV and the Law finally issued its long-awaited report,...

HIV criminalisation at AIDS 2012 (updated July 23)

The main focus of the International AIDS Conference, taking place right now in Washington DC until July 29th might not be the criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure, potential exposure and...

HIV Criminalization – An Epidemic Of Ignorance? Press Conference at AIDS 2012 (Press Release)

HIV Criminalisation Discourages HIV Testing, Creates Disabling and Uncertain Legal Environment for People with HIV in U.S. (Press Release)

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  • US: HIV Medicine Association calls for repeal of HIV-specific laws
  • Norway: Dissenting Law Commission member, Kim Fangen, 'stands alone'
  • US: Sero Project to present new data on harm of HIV criminalisation to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA)

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