Atmospheric Pressure: Russian Drug Policy as a Driver for Violations of the UN Convention on Torture

Published: 
16 November 2011
Author: 
Andrey Rylkov Foundation, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Eurasian Harm Reduction Network
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A 2011 report that claims Russian State authorities are causing physical pain, suffering and humiliation to roughly 1.7 million people, with the aim of punishing them for using drugs and coercing them into withdrawal.