Mexican Supreme Court Rules Expulsion of Five HIV-Positive Soldiers Unconstitutional
September 26, 2007
Mexico's Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the expulsion of five HIV-positive soldiers by the armed forces is unconstitutional, the AP/Charleston Daily Mail reports. According to the AP/Daily Mail, the ruling establishes a precedent that allows soldiers who were dismissed because of their HIV status to seek compensation in a federal court.
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