A report documenting the Human
Rights Violation experienced by people who use drugs in 3 cities in South
Africa will be released at a press conference at RUN2016 SA Drug Policy Week.
Advocacy and Psychosocial Coordinator, Shaun
Shelly says the 246 human rights abuses recorded, which range from assault and
extortion to having medicine confiscated, make it more difficult for people who
use drugs to access health services. Shelly explains that
“The RUN2016 SA Drug Policy week there will be a press conference where
we will be distributing and highlighting a human rights violation report that
has been developed as part of the service delivery program for the step-up
project which delivers HIV prevention services to people around South Africa.
says that “The press conference will take place on Wednesday, 3rd
February, Sun Hotel Newlands.”
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