Today is the International Day to remember our loved ones who have died as a result of the so-called war on drugs. They have died as a result of their unnecessary criminalisation; they have died as a result of prohibition. It is criminalisation and prohibition that make drugs so dangerous. It is the society in which we live that shows such callous indifference to the deaths of so many.
Thousands of people in the last year have been... Read More
Re: Open Letter, for attention of the president of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena
Death Sentences for Drug Offences in Sri Lanka
This week, Sri Lanka’s president signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offences. This follows a 43-year moratorium on the death penalty in Sri Lanka, and the decision to reinstate the death penalty seems to have... Read More
INPUD is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mauro Guarinieri, RCF Consortium Coordinator. As of June 2017, Mauro will work with the INPUD Secretariat as the Coordinator for INPUD’s current Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks (RCF) grant, and will be responsible for the operationalisation of INPUD’s RCF project.
Mauro has been involved in the AIDS movement since the late 1990s, focussing on injecting drug use,... Read More