Croatian Interior Minister Bans HIV-Positive People From Police
May 23, 2006
On Friday, the local daily Jutarnji List reported Ivica Kirin, Croatia's interior minister, has banned people with HIV from police work. Also, people with large or visible tattoos or large scars or skin discolorations would be barred from working for the Interior Ministry, the paper said. Jurica Malcic, Croatia's ombudsman, questioned the authority of Kirin to impose such a ban.
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