ANPUD

Asian Communities grieve for one of the greatest losses in the history of their movement

The entire Asian Network of People who use Drugs (ANPUD) family  is deeply saddened to learn that about the passing away of Mr. Jimmy Dorabjee – one of their founding Chairperson as well as their dearest senior activists in the Asian region. Our team continues to mourn and finds it hard to believe that he is not with us.

ANPUD

#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.

ANPUD

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.

ANPUD

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.

Rajiv Kafle

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.

ANPUD

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.

ANPUD

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.

Bikas Gurung

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”.

ANPUD

Open letter re exclusion of naloxone at AIDS 2018

INPUD – alongside numerous other drug user networks and harm reduction organisations – have written to the Responsible Alderman for Health Care (Wethouder) Ms. Kukenheim, emphasising we are deeply concerned by the decision of International AIDS Society (IAS) and the Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD, Amsterdam) to exclude naloxone as a component of harm reduction services at AIDS 2018.

ANPUD

188 NGOs call on the United Nations to condemn Bangladesh drug war

ANPUD and IDPC led a joint petition that brought together 174 Community and Civil society organizations calling on the UN to take action in response to the killing of 130 people suspected of drug dealing by the Bangladeshi police.