New report entitled “Callous, Cold and Deliberately Duplicitous”: Racialization, Immigration and the Representation of HIV Criminalization in Canadian Mainstream Newspapers” by lead author Eric Mykhalovskiy from York University in Toronto Canada explores mainstream Canadian newspaper coverage of HIV non-disclosure criminal cases in Canada.
This comprehensive review provides evidence for the disproportionate impacts of HIV non-disclosure criminal cases in Canada amongst Black diaspora/migrant/refugee communities.
Key highlights include:
- 68%of newspaper articles focused on racilaized defendants
- 20% of men faced with charges for HIV non-disclosure were Black but accounted for 62% of news articles
- 18% of defendants were immigrants or refugees but accounted for 62% of news articles
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