Category Archives: Human Rights Violations

Every Graph, Stat and Data Point You Need For Research on U.S. Mass Incarceration

Originally posted on Prison Photography:
For the last 30 years, there have been clear regional differences in states’ use of the prison, with the southern states relying on the prison the most often. (See larger.) The small, independent and incredibly…

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Global Network of Sex Work Projects launches a global consensus against violence

17th of December is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers NSWP (known as Global Network of Sex Worker Projects) is publishing the results of a global consultation exercise, carried out with members in every region, and now written … Continue reading

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PAUL: The devastating collateral damage of an insidious drug-war weapon – Washington Times

PAUL: The devastating collateral damage of an insidious drug-war weapon – Washington Times.

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The Hep C ‘time bomb’

Defuse the hepatitis C “time bomb”; end the war on people who use drugs. World Hepatitis Day is July 28th, and whilst some 500 million people globally are living with hepatitis B or C, the day barely receives any coverage, and … Continue reading

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Why UNDP must get up to date on drug use, the law and human rights

Why UNDP needs to get its act together on human rights and the pursuit of the war on drugs. Written by: Eliot Ross Albers Executive Director, International Network of People who Use Drugs eliotalbers@inpud.net Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development … Continue reading

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INPUD heads off!….to the UNODC.

A note first from INPUD: Before we get into details of the event, please consider this beautifully succinct insight into where the world stands at this crucial juncture in the never ending war on drugs -and the people who use them. And … Continue reading

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The Disproved Accusations of the Russian Drug Czar

Here’s an interesting video from the folks at HCLU. Reporting on the recent decision by Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service to force the shut down of human rights /harm reduction organisation ARF, HCLU managed to get a few questions to … Continue reading

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INPUD gives it some Wellie at the CND 2012

Hi, Well, this time we have a statement that has come from INPUD itself, and our chief exec Eliot Albers grabbed the opportunity to read out a statement to UN member states at this year’s CND sessions at the United … Continue reading

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INPUD writes to Peruvian Ambassador regarding deaths in rehab.

We remember -and we are angry.   This is a letter sent by INPUD’s Exec Director Eliot Albers, to the Peruvian Ambassador following the deaths of 27 people in a‘rehab’ facility in Lima. The facility, unregulated and highly questionable in … Continue reading

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Users United Around the Globe in Support of their Russian Peers

Users United Around the Globe in Support of their Russian Peers Posted on December 5, 2011 New York City Kicked off the global protest on the eve of World AIDS Day, and were followed by 12 other cities POST Press Release (please … Continue reading

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