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Ottawa police stand by HIV disclosure

Ottawa police are standing by their decision earlier this year to release the photograph of a man who didn't disclose his HIV-positive status to partners.

Published
20 November 2010
From
CBC News
High Court hearing on HIV birth case

The High Court will hear further evidence today in relation to an application by the HSE for an order for anti retro-viral drugs to be administered to a child upon birth. The order is being sought because the child's mother has tested positive for the

Published
20 November 2010
From
RTE
HIV assault suspect faces new charges

Apay Ogouk, 26, suspected of infecting Winnipeg women with HIV by having unprotected sex, faces five new charges after more alleged victims came forward in Calgary. Police in Calgary say four more young females have come forward

Published
19 November 2010
From
CBC News
UGANDA: Sexual Crimes Go Unpunished

Anna Grace Nakasi, recently chosen to contest next February's local council elections for Tubur subcounty, in Soroti district in North Eastern Uganda, contracted HIV when she was raped during the war.

Published
17 November 2010
From
Inter Press Service
I Am HIV Positive and I Don’t Blame Anybody — Including Myself

To say “he gave me HIV” obscures the truth, it was through a mutual act, consensual sex, that I became HIV positive.

Published
12 November 2010
From
Color Lines
Should There Be Prison Time for Unknowingly Transmitting HIV?

It may not seem very fair to send someone to prison for transmitting a disease that they don’t know they have, but according to a paper written by two economists that would reduce the overall transmission rate.

Published
12 November 2010
From
Big Think
Kenyan policeman kills 10 'while hunting woman who gave him HIV'

The shooting spree happened late on Saturday evening in Siakago, 90 miles northeast of Kenya's capital, Nairobi. The suspect, who is in his 30s, went out Saturday night looking for a female friend but couldn't find her, said John Chelimo, the district

Published
07 November 2010
From
Daily Telegraph
HIV-positive suspect agrees to plea deal in biting case

A plea agreement was reached today for an HIV-positive Clinton Township man who gained national media attention when he was charged with bioterrorism and assault after allegedly biting a neighbor.

Published
04 November 2010
From
The Detroit News
Manitoba judge overturns sex-assault convictions in HIV-nondisclosure case

Accused did not pose a 'significant risk' to all of his sexual partners, judge rules.

Published
28 October 2010
From
Xtra
Canadian Judge Overturns Convictions of HIV-Positive Man

An HIV-positive man who didn’t disclose his status before sexual relations with his partners had four of his six sexual assault convictions overturned by the Manitoba Court of Appeals in Canada, Xtra! reports. 

Published
27 October 2010
From
Poz magazine news

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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