Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, head of the Catholic church in Mozambique said on Wednesday that some European-made condoms were deliberately infected with the HIV/AIDS virus to kill African people. “I know of two countries in Europe who are making condoms with (the) virus on purpose, they want to finish with African people as part of their program to colonize the continent,” Archbishop Francisco Chimoio. This bizarre allegation is likely to undermine further the efforts in Africa to prevent the spread of AIDS. For the full story, click here Even in the United States, such statements are difficult to prevent legally. If a company is named, a lawsuit can be filed under many state laws that cover disparaging commercial products. This is a variation of defamation law. The best example recently was the unsuccessful lawsuit against Oprah for disparaging beef products. She ultimately prevailed but only after an expensive trial.