Although Roma people now compose the majority of the clients of many harm reduction services in many countries from the Baltic to the Balkans, racial justice as an issue is very rarely addressed by the harm reduction community in the region.
News and films from the frontline of the war on drugs
In 2019, February more than 40 womxn from Europe and Central Asia met in Barcelona to work together on intersectional feminism, drug policy, harm reduction and human rights, where the Barcelona Declaration was initiated. If you/ your organization would like to support the Declaration, please complete the form below.
A new education video series, a training for activists in Bangkok, filming the Canadian drug policy conference and advocacy at the EU Civil Society Forum on Drugs – 2018 was an eventful year in the life of the Rights Reporter Foundation and its drug policy website, Drugreporter. Please explore our activities in our new annual report!
Oppression can transform us in its own image and likeness in a thousand devious ways. Even when we fight against it. (The Hungarian original of this article is here!)
Finland is debating the opening of its first drug consumption room to respond to high overdose death rates. Tuukka Tammi, a top researcher in the drug field in Finland, says restrictive drug laws should be reformed as well.
Some tabloid newspapers call it the “zombie drug” – but what is behind sensationalist media reports? Bojan Arsenijevic explores the mysterious AlphaPVP in his article.
A Macedonian harm reduction NGO, HOPS, assessed the access of injecting drug users and sex workers to justice. Please read a short summary of the findings of this research by Ivica Cekovski!