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Report Claims Profits Are Being Put Before People With HIV

PRESS RELEASE 1st December 2014

APPG: Millions With HIV Are Being “Denied” Treatment

According to a report launched today by a cross-party group of parliamentarians on HIV and AIDS, millions of people living with the condition are still not accessing life-saving treatment in developing countries.

The report, “Access Denied”, highlights that millions of people living with HIV are still not able to access life-saving treatment due to:

APPG on HIV and AIDS condemns the Ugandan Government Anti-Homosexuality Bill

24th February 2014

APPG on HIV and AIDS condemns the Ugandan Government Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Today President Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into Ugandan law. The Bill will intensify anti-homosexuality legislation in Uganda, threatening life-sentences in jail to those who are found to have had homosexual sex (or “aggravated homosexuality”) and imprisoning those who are seen to “aid and abet” homosexuality in any way. This means it is now a criminal offence for a person not to report a family member, friend or neighbour for "homosexual behavior and related practices" and also applies to those in authority.