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Botswana Issues Historic HIV Ruling

Activists are hailing a Botswana court ruling that they say sets a precedent to improve access to HIV treatment across southern Africa. On Wednesday, the Botswana Court of Appeal unanimously ruled that the government is required to provide foreign prisoners treatment at government expense. The government had earlier refused to treat them.  The court also ordered all foreign inmates to receive the same HIV testing as do prisoners who are citizens. “The Court of Appeal has affirmed...

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