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  • Farage's "people of quality"

    Nigel Farage is simply exploiting both people living with HIV, and the stigma attached to HIV, for his own political gains. If he whips up a little furore to scare the public about HIV, whilst Ebola is in the news, he thinks he’ll have the public eating out of his hands. Don’t believe his poisonous lies, don’t let him have his way.

    16 October 2014 | Beyond Positive
  • Nigel Farage defends plan to bar immigrants with HIV from NHS care

    Farage, speaking during an LBC radio phone-in, was confronted by a Briton with HIV who accused him of “playing the race card” and that ramping up fear would make people with HIV hide rather than seek the treatment they needed.

    10 October 2014 | The Guardian
  • BHIVA statement in response to the call by Nigel Farage to ban people with HIV from migrating to the UK

    In response to today's comments by Nigel Farage in a Newsweek Europe interview, Dr David Asboe, Chair of the British HIV Association, said: "Mr Farage's suggestion that people with HIV should be banned from migrating to the UK is an example of the most deplorable kind of bigotry.

    10 October 2014 | British HIV Association
  • Douglas Carswell fails to endorse plan by Farage for ban on migrants with HIV

    Tensions between Nigel Farage and Douglas Carswell were highlighted on Friday when the newly elected Ukip MP declined to offer a specific endorsement of his leader’s call for a ban on migrants with HIV from entering the UK. Carswell, whose father Wilson was one of the first doctors to identify HIV/Aids in Uganda in the 1980s, said Farage’s position had been mischaracterised by the Guardian.

    10 October 2014 | The Guardian
  • Why barriers at the UK border won’t work for HIV

    No one is going to set up booths with testing kits at Heathrow and Gatwick airports, let alone at the Channel ports

    10 October 2014 | The Guardian
  • Keep HIV-positive migrants out of Britain, says Ukip’s Nigel Farage

    Nigel Farage was accused of stooping to a “new level of ignorance” after he called for people who have tested positive for HIV to be banned from migrating to Britain as a “good start” in controlling the UK’s borders.

    10 October 2014 | The Guardian
  • AIDS conference delegates seek asylum in Australia

    At least 25 delegates who attended Melbourne’s high-profile AIDS conference intend to seek asylum in Australia after failing to board their flights home last week. The men and women, who are mostly from African countries including Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia, decided to stay in Melbourne after the week-long conference finished on July 25.

    04 August 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald
  • England: Department of Health publishes plans to charge overseas patients

    The Department of Health (DH) has today published its plans to recover costs for NHS treatment of visitors and migrants.

    18 July 2014 | Migrants' Rights Network
  • High court rules Detained Fast Track leads to an ‘unacceptable risk of unfairness’

    In a landmark ruling, the High Court has today found that the way the government operates the Detained Fast Track asylum system is unlawful. The judgment follows a legal challenge brought by charity Detention Action against the use of the Detained Fast Track System.

    10 July 2014 | Migrants' Rights Network
  • US: Orgs Appeal Ruling Denying HIV Positive Man Asylum

    Eight LGBT, immigration and HIV activist groups have come together to plead for the U.S. to not deport a gay, HIV positive Mexican man back to his home country.

    13 June 2014 | Edge Boston
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