September 6, 2012
300 People Protest Unmet HIV Demands in China
About 300 people with HIV and their relatives pried a gate off a government office in central China to protest unmet demands for financial help, The Associated Press reports. Most of the HIV-positive protesters contracted the virus during the blood selling scandal of the 1990s. They wanted a meeting with officials to seek compensation directly from the government since they allege the courts have rejected their lawsuits.
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