‘No human rights for drug addicts in India’

Lawyers and civil society activists Monday assailed the violation of the rights of people addicted to drugs and narcotic substances in the name of treatment and rehabilitation and called for humane services for drug users in the country.

“The war against drugs has created so many problems for so many people. This war against drugs is itself a crime,” said Anand Grover, director, Lawyers Collective.

 

“People seem to forget that drug users are human beings first. By using drugs, a person does not cease to be human,” said Luke Samson, president of the Indian Harm Reduction Network (IHRN)… Read More

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