Eastern Europe & Central Asia
On March 3rd, St. Petersburg narcoactivists held an action against repressive drug policies in Russia, demanding the repeal of article 228 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. Source: Telegram
A recent report from AWID documented their experience of strengthening relationships and building trust between feminist movements and women who work on humane drug policy in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region. Source: Vidushi Yadav
The Andrey Rylkov Foundation have started an awareness campaign to support Daniel Diaz-Strukov, a Russian/Peruvian man currently being held in a Russian jail. Daniel is facing a life sentence for attempted drug trafficking. On January 29, activists held pickets in front of the Embassy of Peru in Russia to attract diplomats’ attention to his case. You can read more here (Eng) and sign the petition to free Diaz-Strukov here!