The decriminalisation of drugs in Portugal has been a success, but austerity measures may threaten drug treatment.
23 Nov 2011 08:39 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, China, Mexico, Portugal
In the US, 45,000 people die every year because they cannot afford basic medical services, according to a Harvard study.
27 Sep 2011 14:12 GMT | Politics, Health, US & Canada, Canada, United States
Solitary confinement in the new dungeons of the US trigger mental illness in prisoners.
05 Aug 2011 16:09 GMT | US & Canada, Iraq, United States
The narcotics trade thrives in Afghanistan, but why are poppy lords not prosecuted with the same zeal as the Taliban?
Helen Redmond | 20 Jun 2011 19:15 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Indonesia, United States
After an EU referendum campaign replete with racism and fear, we examine the British media's impact on the result.
Media, Brexit consequences, United Kingdom
We challenge Malaysia's former prime minister, and also debate Ethiopia's treatment of the Oromo people.
A small organisation is tackling a deadly epidemic of chronic disease among El Salvador's sugarcane workers.
Health, El Salvador, Gang violence
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide