European Court of Human Rights holds that refusal of a residence permit to a foreigner on the basis of his HIV-positive status was discriminatory
10 March 2011
In its decision of 10 March 2011 in Kiyutin v. Russia (Application No. 2700/10), the European Court of Human Rights held unanimously that the refusal of the Russian authorities to grant a residency permit to a national of Uzbekistan on the basis of his HIV-positive status was discriminatory.
South African Labour Court affirms rights of HIV + workers citing Recommendation No. 200
18 February 2011
On 16 February 2011, in the case of Gary Shane Allpass v. Mooikloof Estates (Pty) Ltd, (Case No. JS178/09), the Johannesburg Labour Court awarded the complainant compensatory damages for unfair dismissal and discrimination on the grounds of his HIV status.
Johannesburg Labour Court Judgment of 16 February 2011(Case No. JS178/09)
16 February 2011