Podcast: ‘Writer’s Bloc’ on the Rights of a Private Citizen with AIDS

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November 4, 2020

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If a community fears a threat like AIDS, does that justify forcing someone who has contracted it into the public eye? In this episode of Writer’s Bloc, Lilian Manansala and Corina Garcia discuss whether Lithuanian paper Lietuvos Rytas, violated the rights of private citizen Laimutis Armoniene when they published his HIV status. Was the public’s right to know paramount over his right to privacy?

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