Singapore authorities say they have moved to stop information that was discharged online
Those in Singapore with HIV – the virus that cause AIDS – have made a complaint about long distress. PHOTO: AFP
SINGAPORE: Rico has been living with HIV for almost ten years, Introducing only a small number of people in social security Singapore, fearful of their response. Last month, he received a phone saying that information about his state was published online.
Rico was one of the 14,200 people who had an American man, HIV status, name, and address on the internet. It is believed to not; He received the secret information from his partner – senior doctor of Singapore.
"The LGBT community is angry and unhappy with the total decline," said Rico, who did not want to be marked by his full name.
The 31-year-old man said AFP she was scared "that the information released could change people to me", saying he had not told all his friends that he was HIV-positive.
"The Society may be suffering from the LGBT community but I do not think they're ready to take a gay and HIV-positive person. Not during my life," he said.
Although Singapore is modern in many respects, observers say social ideas have not made progress at the same pace as economic and often well-preserved development, as in other parts of Asia.
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The ones in Singapore with HIV – the virus that cause AIDS – have long complained about dementia and campaigners say that the adverse effects on data on data breach has taken into account the stigma .
A human resource manager who worked in the hospitality industry was named in the # 39; The local newspaper, the Straits Times, says that some of its staff would build if their names were among those published.
The virus is usually broadcast through it sex Do not have a saddle section and can not be spread through everyday connections, such as a & # 39; shoeing hands or catching hands.
He did not have homosexual rights for HIV for many years at all in Singapore. In 2015, authorities ban on foreigners with their virus. Short-distance visit but those who want to work in Singapore must do a test.
The wealthy city of 5.6 million people is home to many overseas workers, from wealthy bankers to workers at construction sites.
The move, which included data of 5,400 Singapore and 8,800 foreigners, had made an extensive ban. Sumita Banerjee, executive director of the NGO Action for AIDS (AFA), said that people with their virus had wanted to; her body in tears.
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"One of the main concerns that employers, friends and family who are not aware of can work badly," said AFP, some want to lose their work.
However, in accordance with guidance from health authorities, there are usually no valid reasons for completing the services of a member of staff who is in a position; affecting HIV but as a result of the situation.
Singapore authorities say they have moved in to block the information released online, called Mikhy Farrera Brochez, although they warned that he is still there and that he could release again.
Since the time of time, local media has been reported to have been arrested in the United States for crime crime in her mother's home, even though she has been arrested. case that appears not connected to the & # 39; data breakdown.
Talk to the Straits Times, he opposed his innocent and explained reports about it as "terrible and miserable".
Brochez HIV-positive psychologist introduced the state-of-the-art in 2008 and used blood specimens from his lover, doctor Ler Teck Siang, to give HIV test and obtain work permit.
He said he had received the data of HIV-positive people from Ler, who had access to the official record of HIV.
In May 2016, the police captured documents, laptops and mobile phones during inquiries in the Brochez and Ler rooms after they were informed that the Americans could be in the possession of confidential data.
After that, Brochez was imprisoned for lying on HIV status, using a false degree qualification for work, and his / her. taking drugs.
It was withdrawn from Singapore in 2018, but did not know authorities, he still had HIV information, who subsequently extinguished his post.
Authorities have not provided any explanation as to why Brochez has removed the data.
The government has gone on fire for its move, the second data brokerage was published within a few months – last year, health records of around 1.5 million Singapore were stolen in the content under suspects state aid.
In a statement, his health minister said his "goodwill" was the ones who had a " affecting HIV data as a "priority" and that support was provided.
But for Rico, the damage has already been made, and some people with HIV now fear that he has refused to cure because of safety concerns.
"I will not be surprised if the fear of humans is underground," he said.