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Lesotho: Challenging mandatory HIV testing of accused persons and the mandatory death sentence of Persons Living With HIV(PLWH)

SALC is supporting the constitutional challenge of Section 30 and 32(a)(vii) of the Sexual offences Act, which provides for mandatory HIV testing of an accused person upon being charged with the offence and imposes a mandatory death sentence upon conviction pursuant to an HIV positive test. The applicant argues that…
Thabo Buthelezi
24 May 2021