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Duterte’s drug war threatens Philippine democracy

On this International Day of Democracy, Iris Gonzales reports on the heavy-handed campaign of the country’s president.

Filed in: Democracy Drugs Human Rights Philippines

Photo Gallery: visualizing Philippine democracy through UN SDGs

For International Day of Democracy, Iris Gonzales offers snap shots of the country’s corruption, poverty and drug war.

Filed in: Drugs Human Rights Philippines Poverty

Philippines’ war on drugs is ‘steamrolling the rule of law’

Human rights organizations have called for global intervention into the crisis, Iris C. Gonzales reports.

Filed in: Drugs Philippines

Southern Exposure: Imal Hashimi

Smoke and ash in Afghanistan.

Filed in: Afghanistan Drugs

Will the UN mend the rift between drug policy and development?

We cannot achieve the Sustainable Development Goals unless we end the ‘war on drugs’, writes Natasha Horsfield.

Filed in: Drugs

Lessons from the past could help tackle today’s narcotics trade

Eric Gutierrez argues that the British East India Company was itself a drug cartel.

Filed in: China Colombia Drugs Trade

Connecting to the world through psychedelic drugs

Stephen Reid makes the case for a life-changing trip.

Filed in: Drugs Law Society

Duped into being a drug mule

Iris Gonzales on how Mary Jane Veloso’s dreams of a new job turned into a death sentence.

Filed in: Drugs Law Migration Philippines

Can Dutch drug policy be an example for Britain?

Charlotte Sexauer looks at how local communities in the Netherlands are leading drug policy reform.

Filed in: Drugs Netherlands Society

Get your legal high in Uruguay

Is this the beginning of the end for the world’s deadly and ill-conceived ‘war on drugs’? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Drugs Uruguay

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.

Filed in: Drugs India Law Society Women

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