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Thai soldiers in the northern province of Chiang Mai

Thai soldiers in the northern province of Chiang Mai (Source: Wikimedia)

The fatal shooting of a teenager by law enforcement during a Thailand drug search has drawn attention to the prevalence of repressive tactics in the country’s anti...
Hezbollah members preparing for drug raids on March 31

Hezbollah members preparing for drug raids on March 31 (Source: Twitter)

Dozens of Hezbollah members have taken part in “spontaneous” drug raids in a southern Beirut suburb, but their reasons for doing so are unclear. Hezbollah...
Drug trafficking arrests have surged in Nepal in recent years

Drug trafficking arrests have surged in Nepal in recent years (Source: Pixabay)

The number of people being arrested for drug trafficking has reached an unprecedented level in Nepal, suggesting the country may be becoming a regional drug transit hub...
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...

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