On Special Assignment
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Tuesday, 12 August, 2008Time:
Tonight Special Assignment investigates deliberate infection with HIV and the law.
The ducmentary covers the story of Thembi, who's laying charges against a former boyfriend for deliberately infecting her with HIV. She has proof that he was HIV positive since 2005 but lied about his status. She's currently in the window period.
It takes a look at the law currently and how difficult it is to prove that someone was deliberately infected by another person.
It poses the question “Do we need new specific legislation?”