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Planes, trains and travel bans

In 2002, illicit arms dealer Aleksic Jovan flew more than 200 tons of weapons in war-torn Liberia, contributing to a conflict estimated to have killed about 250,000 people. Years ago, Linda Kisuna's husband contracted a sexually transmitted disease. What do they have in common? Both Jovan and Kisuna's husband have been denied entry to countries across the world.

About 70 countries have HIV-related travel restrictions on their books, according to the Global Database on HIV-related travel restrictions, but the information is so hard to find and often contradictory that no one, including UNAIDS, knows for sure.

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