March 20, 2013
German National AIDS Council Tackles HIV Criminalization
The German National AIDS Council, an independent advisory body of the Federal Ministry of Health, has produced a consensus statement on HIV criminalization, according to the HIV Justice Network. “The risk reduction of successful antiretroviral therapy is at least comparable to the correct use of condoms,” the document states (translated from German). “A criminal examination of HIV exposure or transmission related to consensual sexual intercourse must be consistent with the medical facts.”
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