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Russian HIV/AIDS Patients Detained At Protest

About 10 AIDS patients have been detained by police in front of the International Trade Center in Moscow demanding better treatment for HIV and AIDS patients in Russia, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

Published
10 October 2011
From
Radio Free Europe
United Arab Emirates introduces mandatory pre-departure HIV, TB tests for migrant workers

Alarming rise in TB, HIV cases has prompted authorities to subject newcomers to mandatory medical tests

Published
28 September 2011
From
Gulf News
Why laws in Commonwealth countries need to change

Laws in some Commonwealth countries stop people who are at greater risk of HIV from accessing key prevention services and life-saving treatment services. As a result more people are infected and ultimately more people will die. Take action

Published
28 September 2011
From
What's Preventing Prevention?
Uganda: Human Rights Commission, Unaids Reject Aids Bill

The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) and UNAIDS, a UN agency, yesterday rejected the government's proposed HIV/Aids Bill, saying if it is passed in its present form, it would violate international and national human rights instruments, to which Uganda is a signatory.

Published
16 September 2011
From
AllAfrica
Gay rights: a world of inequality

Gay people still live in fear in many countries around the world – prejudice, torture and execution are common. Can two new legal and diplomatic campaigns change attitudes?

Published
14 September 2011
From
The Guardian
Gays, Lesbians Lose Out in Med School Curricula

Medical schools devoted a median of five hours of classroom time to teaching about the healthcare needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients, a survey revealed.

Published
07 September 2011
From
MedPage Today
Gay sex shouldn't be illegal, says Ghana's Minister for Justice

In a surprising public statement, Ghana's Minister for Justice - Martin Amidu – has said that gay sex should not be criminalised.

Published
07 September 2011
From
Pink Paper
Rights group: US, UN should cut ties with Vietnam drug centers linked to abuses, forced labor

An international human rights group urged Vietnam to shut down drug rehabilitation centers that it said subject inmates to abuse and forced labor. It also called Wednesday on international donors to check the programs they fund inside the centers for possible ties to human rights violations.

Published
07 September 2011
From
Washington Post
Chinese AIDS Activist Tian Xi Released

Chinese AIDS activist Tian Xi is free after a year in prison for destruction of property at the hospital where he was infected with HIV.

Published
31 August 2011
From
Housing Works
Uzbek AIDS Activist Freed From Jail

An Uzbek HIV/AIDS activist whose imprisonment was widely condemned by international rights groups has been released from jail in Uzbekistan, his lawyer told RFE/RL's Uzbek Service.

Published
31 August 2011
From
Radio Free Europe

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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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