Mike Elkin has been covering Spain for Newsweek since 2004, and also writes for The Times, American Lawyer and Archaeology magazine. Recently he reported on and photographed the revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya for the International Herald Tribune, USA Today, Newsweek, Wired.com and Die Welt.

The infection of hundreds of children with HIV is one of the darker moments in Libya’s recent history. Mike Elkin talks to the mothers who will no longer be bullied into silence.