27 May 2010 Staff Writer
PRESS RELEASE: ZAMBIAN HIGH COURT FINDS MANDATORY HIV TESTING BY MILITARY UNCONS...

Today, the Livingstone High Court held that the Zambian Air Force’s decision to mandatorily subject Stanley Kingaipe and Charles Chookole to an HIV test violated their rights to privacy and to be free from inhuman and degrading treatment under the…

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27 May 2010 Staff Writer
ZAMBIA: ZAMBIA COURT AWARDS DAMAGES IN HIV SCREENING TEST CASE...

By BBC News Two ex-officers in Zambia’s air force have been awarded damages following claims they were tested and treated for HIV without their knowledge.    The men had claimed they were fired for being HIV-positive, but the court decided…

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27 May 2010 Staff Writer
Breaking news: Zambian high court finds mandatory hiv testing by military uncons...

The High Court today held that the mandatory HIV testing of two former employees of the Zambian Air Force violated their rights to be free from cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and privacy under the Constitution.  In reaching its decision,…

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22 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
Decision in Zambian Air Force case expected...

The Judge in the Zambian Air Force case will be delivering her judgment in the High Court in Livingstone on 27 May. As you will remember, this is a case of two former Zambian Air Force employees who were allegedly tested for…

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01 Apr 2010 Staff Writer
Finding the political will to enable access to public information in Zambia...

The often stated reason for the slow pace of enacting access to information laws in the region has been the lack of political will. In attempting to define the term political will, Craig Charneyargues that political will is the sum total…

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13 Sep 2009 Staff Writer
Headline: Zambia HIV military discrimination case in the news...

Check out the Washington Post’s coverage of our case involving the discrimination of two former employees of the Zambian Air Force.  The article does a good job of covering the main issues in the case.  The case is expected to…

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19 May 2009 Staff Writer
SALC NEWS RELEASE: ZAMBIAN HIGH COURT TO HEAR GROUNDBREAKING HIV CASE...

On Wednesday, 20 May, the Livingstone High Court will hear a ground-breaking case determining whether mandatory testing for HIV and discrimination solely on the basis of HIV status is constitutional in Zambia. The case, Kingaipe and Another v Attorney-General, involves two…

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18 May 2009 Staff Writer
SUMMARY OF ZAMBIAN HIV DISCRIMINATION IN MILITARY CASE...

On 20 May 2009, the High Court in Livingstone will hear a case, Kingaipe and Another v Attorney-General, regarding the alleged mandatory testing for HIV of two former Zambian Air Force employees, Stainley Kingaipe and Charles Chookole, and their eventual dismissal…

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