Breaking The Taboo [2012]

Breaking the Taboo, [2011] Documentary Film

Breaking the Taboo is a 2011 documentary film about the WAR ON DRUGS. This film recounts the history of the war on drugs, beginning with the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and explores the conclusion reached by the Global Commission on Drug Policy in 2011, - which indicates that drug liberalisation is the best approach in dealing with drug policy.

Break the Taboo

In contemporary times, global and national governments face complex problems related to substance. The aim of this webpage is to HIGHLIGHT substance related problems with the use of available online resources. This website is dedicated to those not only effected by drug and alcohol problems but to those who tirelessly work, research and campaign with the aim of improving knowledge in this complex area of study. Hopefully, in time, adequate solutions will be found for the greater good of society.


* This webpage designer is NON-FUNDED, I have NO hidden agendas. Drug research and drug-related sources shown on this webpage have been obtained through personal research and investigation only. Sources, in many posts
may be outdated and articles even deleted. The webpage designer has a Post Grad in Drug and Alcohol Studies

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Thursday, 20 February 2014

United Kingdom Warned that Aid to Vietnam Inadvertently Supports Death Penalty
















Online Article Here, The Guardian

  "The UNODC strategy, while risky from a human rights perspective, fails to include any international human rights law within its legal framework. It contains no human rights risk assessment. This again raises the concern that UN programmes are assisting in operations that lead to the death penalty for those prosecuted, with no accountability mechanisms in place to ensure this is prevented and to react decisively when it occurs."
    
Previous Warnings

"Assistance to drug control efforts in countries with draconian drug laws, secret trials with no appeal, and death sentences for possession of small amounts of drugs raises serious concerns about complicity in violations of the right to life."

Online Article Here, The Guardian

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