Items tagged with iran

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Human Rights and drug policy [01.01.2020] The Transnational Institute (TNI) has always believed in the need to find global answers to global problems, been a strong defender of multilateralis...
Iran under pressure to abolish death penalty for drug trafficking [27.06.2016] Iran is under pressure to end its use of death penalty against drug traffickers after facing a serious shortfall in the international funding of the ...
Marijuana use rises in Iran, with little interference [24.06.2016] Iran is notorious for its harsh code of conduct enforced by an extensive intelligence apparatus, and it has waged a long and painful war on heroin an...
Iran executed all adult men in one village for drug offences, official reveals [25.02.2016] The entire adult male population of a village in southern Iran has been executed for drug offences, according to Iran’s vice-president for women and ...
Could Iran be the next country to legalise cannabis and opium? [21.10.2015] After Uruguay courageously legalised the use of cannabis under a new drug policy, could Iran be the next country to make it legal? From the outside, ...
Global drug policy is still deadly and ineffective [02.06.2014] If you actually read the treaties, while they do set firm limitations on the legal, "non-medical" or "non-scientific" sale of schedule drugs — limits...
Denmark ends Iranian drug crime support [09.04.2013] The Danish development minister, Christian Friis Bach (Radikale), has decided to cease providing financial support to a United Nations anti-drug prog...
Call for end to anti-drug aid for regimes with death penalty [29.12.2012] Human rights groups have urged the UK government to heed the recommendations of an influential parliamentary committee that has told the government t...
The Death Penalty for Drug Offences [19.11.2012] Executions for drug offences have escalated in countries such as Iran and Saudi Arabia against a trend towards abolition globally, reveals a new Harm...
UK aid to Iran's war on drugs has led to rise in hangings, UN warns [27.10.2012] Britain's funding of Iran's anti-drugs trafficking programmes has been called into question after a UN watchdog expressed alarm at a sharp rise in th...
How International Aid for Drug Enforcement Fuels Human Rights Abuses [02.10.2012] It is increasingly clear that there is a fundamental lack of oversight of how international aid – provided by the US, Europe and the United Nations t...
Partners in Crime [20.06.2012] Millions of dollars in international aid for drug enforcement is spent in countries with extremely poor human rights records and with little or no ac...

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