Albert Einstein was wrong when he said to repeat the same mistake over and over again is insanity. It is quite normal human behaviour. But we are able to overcome it.
News and films from the frontline of the war on drugs
There is a lot to learn from the Dutch example when it comes to preventing overdoses and infections. DU News, member of the Drugreporter video network visits a complex drop-in centre in Amsterdam. Watch the video!
More than 12.000 of people, mostly urban poor, have been murdered in the Philippines since President Duterte took office in 2016. But why is the drug war so important to Duterte? Do the people support his policies? What is the role of the church? Is international pressure effective in preventing the death of more people? We interviewed Senator Antonio Trillanes, an opposition politician at the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs to answer these questions.
The Drugreporter video team will live-stream sessions and talkshows from the annual UN meeting on drugs in Vienna on 12-14 March. Please follow us on Facebook and tune in!
Ahead of the annual meeting of the UN Commission on Narcotics Drugs next week, Italian NGOs have sent an open letter to the government, urging it not to repeat the mistakes of the past and to stand up for European and humane drug policies.