#StandWithLawyersCollective – SIGN THE PETITION to the Indian Government: Stop Harassing Anand Grover and Indira Jaising

The Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) and the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) have started petition to the Indian Government in order to strongly condemn recent raids on the offices and homes of Anand Grover and Indira Jaising of the Lawyers Collective, India.

Immediately HALT the Executions of People who use Drugs in Sri Lanka

INPUD and ANPUD wrote an open letter to the Sri Lankan President demanding immediate halt to the executions, focusing instead on health, wellbeing, human rights, and service and healthcare provision people who use drugs, and the communities in which they live.

Over 100 human rights groups urge UN to demand Sri Lanka halt executions of drug offenders

Harm Reduction International and almost 120 human rights organisations from around the world – including Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists – published open letters today calling on the United Nations’ major drug control bodies to intervene and help stop Sri Lanka’s move to resume executions after 43 years.

A public appeal to the Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohammed

Rajiv wrote this letter by directly addressing it to the Malaysian Prime Minister in the hope that Zaireen could still be saved from becoming victim of such level of disproportionate sentencing due to the unjust and unscientific drug law of Malaysia.

International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy

The Guidelines highlight the measures States should undertake or refrain from undertaking in order to comply with their human rights obligations, while taking into account their concurrent obligations under the international drug control conventions.

UN System Common Position commits for DECRIMINALIZATION right before #CND2019

The UN System Common Position was issued right before #CND2019. It is a joint commitment of UN to DECRIMINALIZE drug use and its possession for personal use.

“We lost our friend and the world a human rights activist” – Messages of Condolence: ANPUD pays tribute to Senior Activist Mr. Dean Lewis

On the news of our friend and senior activist Mr. Dean’s untimely demise, this is with great sorrow that the whole ANPUD family, including the Executive Board members and the secretariat staff of ANPUD, on behalf of the Asian drug using communities, mourns for such a great loss.

ANPUD Short Films Competition Results Announced

The ANPUD Short Films Competition 2018 is the 10th Anniversary celebration of ANPUD that aims to advocate for and humanize the issues of people who use and inject drugs in the Asian region through collaborations with innovative filmmakers.

Another decade of brutality and futility in Asia’s war on drugs

On 20 February 2019, A report released today by the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) has exposed Asia’s war on drugs as a devastating failure.

What is Human Rights & who are these rights for?

Bikas represented ANPUD and delivered the statement at the OHCHR’s (UN Human Rights) Consultation on Human Rights in the HIV Response “Promoting human rights in HIV response: Regional and subregional strategies and best practices”.