This contribution is in response to the request of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for relevant information with regard to the implementation of Our Joint Commitment to Effectively Addressing and Countering The World Drug Problem, the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session On The World Drug Problem Outcome Document. This submission considers the relevant operational recommendations within the Outcome... Read More
"We, the Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) and the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD), are writing to urgently bring your attention to our concerns with relation to the Philippines drug war series “AMO”, which is set to be aired by Netflix on April 9th 2018. We believe this series actively promotes very real violence and killings of marginalized and vulnerable communities...."
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The International Network of People who use Drugs, along with 188 drug user organisations and working at the national, regional and international level on issues related to drug use, drug treatment, harm reduction and drug policies urge the WHO and the UNODC to revise their guidelines on International Standards for the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders. In brief:
- The paper contains many assertions not supported ... Read More