https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/10/26/foreigners-living-hiv-jordan-face-impossible-choice

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Click to expand Image Silhouettes are cast on a Jordanian national flag in Amman, Jordan, November 30, 2016. In Jordan , medical professionals and health facilities are mandated to report an individual’s HIV status to the government. Foreign nationals found to be HIV-positive are summarily deported regardless of the consequences to their health and safety and banned for life from returning. Earlier this year, an Iraqi gay man living with HIV fled to Jordan to escape persecution he faced at home for being gay, yet he could not access HIV treatment without being immediately deported. When his health rapidly deteriorated, he could not seek medical attention for fear of being deported. Whatever decision he made would threaten his life. Full story

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