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Douglas Carswell says Nigel Farage was 'mean-spirited and wrong' about HIV

Tensions at the heart of Ukip resurface as Douglas Carswell attacks Nigel Farage for suggesting foreign patients with Aids should not be treated on the NHS.

Published
21 hours ago
From
The Telegraph
Michael Gove to proceed with Tories' plans to scrap human rights act

Newly appointed justice secretary to follow through with pledge which would remove European court of human rights’ leverage over UK’s supreme court

Published
11 May 2015
From
The Guardian
The hugging immigrant

An interview with Bisi Alimi, the HIV-positive Nigerian immigrant who has been campaigning against Nigel Farage and UKIP in the seat where Farage is a candidate, South Thanet, and neighbouring areas.

Published
06 May 2015
From
BBC World Service (sound file)
Nigerian immigrant who is also HIV positive offers free hugs to public as he urges them not to vote Ukip

Bisi Alimi is offering free hugs to anyone who wants to listen to his message in South Thanet, Kent. He has become a regular visitor to the town centre, attracting crowds of people by holding a sign which reads: "I'm an immigrant. Hug me or ask me a question?"

Published
06 May 2015
From
Evening Standard
Farage right on 'HIV immigrants' says HIV positive Brit with just 14 days meds left

A MIXED-race, gay, HIV sufferer, who says he has only 14 days worth of life-saving medicine left has penned an emotional letter to Nigel Farage claiming HIV positive health tourists arriving from abroad are crippling the NHS.

Published
01 May 2015
From
Daily Express
Comment: HIV care is under threat due to lack of funding, not immigration

The Green Party candidate for Broxtowe, David Kirwan, writes for PinkNews after opening up about living with HIV.

Published
01 May 2015
From
Pink News
Nigel Farage and health tourism

Dr Shaun Griffin, Executive Director of External Affairs at Terrence Higgins Trust, challenges Nigel Farage’s recent comments about HIV and health tourism.

Published
17 April 2015
From
Terrence Higgins Trust
Nicola Sturgeon Signs Open Letter Condemning Farage Over HIV Comments

The leaders of the SNP, the Green party, and Plaid Cymru have signed an open letter organised by ACT UP London disputing claims made by Nigel Farage about HIV-positive immigrants.

Published
15 April 2015
From
BuzzFeed
UKIP wrong about HIV data and health tourism, say campaigners

HIV experts and campaigners have refuted claims by the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) that most people in the United Kingdom with a diagnosis of HIV are foreign nationals who come to the country as "health tourists" with the specific aim of exploiting the NHS.

Published
14 April 2015
From
BHIVA / BMJ
"I am one of those foreigners": living with HIV in the UK

The statement by Ukip's leader Nigel Farage that the majority of people living with HIV in the UK are foreigners, who come here to access free NHS treatment, and who should not be let in, sends shivers down my spine. I was born in Italy, I moved to the UK in the late 80’s and happened to be diagnosed with HIV in 1997.

Published
08 April 2015
From
Open Democracy
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