Anger over 'violation' of HIV-positive prostitutes' human rights

The names and photographs of 12 of the women were published on a police website, angering human rights advocates who said it was unclear whether the women were aware they had HIV.

"This is an appalling violation of human rights and medical confidentiality…  an unprecedented action stigmatisation," Positive Voice, a group that helps people with HIV, said in a statement.

The arrests come amid a crackdown on hundreds of unlicensed brothels around Greece, which recently toughened HIV testing laws for prostitution in