Latin American prison populations have swelled over the last thirty years, largely due to punitive drug laws punishing low-level offences with long sentences of incarceration. The impact on women has been devastating: the Latin American female prison population... Read more
Drug-related offences are severely penalized in South and West Asian countries, and the death penalty for drug-related offences is upheld in most of the region. Refugees escaping conflict zones, particularly in Iraq and Syria, are vulnerable to developing... Read more
Additional regional briefs will be available soon.