Drug Trafficking

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to support Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's drug policy

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to support Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's drug policy (Source: Wikimedia)

Chinese officials have called for an intensification of counter-narcotic efforts, after months of strengthening the country’s international drug control ties with...
Singapore's "harm prevention" strategy poses serious health and human rights risks

Singapore's "harm prevention" strategy poses serious health and human rights risks (Source: Pixabay)

As dawn broke on November 18, 2016, Chijioke Stephen Obioha – a 31 year-old chemistry graduate and aspiring football player - was hanged in Singapore’s...
The European Parliament will need to approve the new Action Plan before it can be implemented

The European Parliament will need to approve the new Action Plan before it can be implemented (Source: Wikimedia)

The European Commission (EC) has proposed a new counter-narcotic plan for the European Union, which includes several seemingly progressive changes. Among the new...
Members of the Paï-Tavytera community in the Amambay department, eastern Paraguay.

Members of the Paï-Tavytera community in the Amambay department, eastern Paraguay. (Source: Wikimedia)

The illegality of Paraguay’s cannabis trade is fuelling violence in the country, with indigenous communities facing some of the worst consequences. According to...
Turkish police officers were involved in a series of drug raids

A series of raids, involving 2,500 police officers, took place across the Turkish capital on Monday (Source: Wikimedia)

Numerous drug raids have taken place across Turkey this month, including a large-scale anti-trafficking operation in Ankara, as authorities warn that the drug trade is...
Tanzania's security forces

Tanzania's security forces have been urged by authorities to crackdown on drugs (Source: Wikimedia).

Tanzanian authorities claim to be intensifying their crack down on the illegal drug trade, but critics - including some in the government - say that the approach is...

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