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
An insight into a girls' school in Afghanistan which imposes an even stricter interpretation of Islam than the Taliban.
Taliban, Women, Afghanistan
Fault Lines explores the lesser-known stories of black women who have fallen victim to police violence in the US.
Black Lives Matter, Women, Human Rights
In an exclusive interview, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte discusses his war on drugs and foreign policy.
Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines
'War on terror' or competition for natural resources? A look at the US and French military presence in Africa.
Mali, Africa, Tuareg