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
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War