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 plans to decriminalise drug use allowing government to give diluted drugs to addicts [27.07.2017] Iran could be on the verge of decriminalising some forms of drug use to allow the government to distribute drugs to addicts. By allowing the governme...
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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