Human Rights and the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis in the United States is a plague that has taken hundreds of thousands of lives, and it needs to be addressed. The Center for Disease Control has categorized the opioid crisis as an epidemic, and its presence is felt from cities to rural areas. Every day 91 Americans die from opioid overdoses.Continue reading “Human Rights and the Opioid Crisis”

2,000 Murders: Duterte’s War on Drugs

Since the violent and bloody war on drugs began in the Philippines, nearly 2,000 people have been murdered, with the full support and encouragement of President Rodrigo Duterte. During his campaign the President vowed that 100,000 criminals, not only drug dealers, would die within the first half of his first year as president. Further campaignContinue reading “2,000 Murders: Duterte’s War on Drugs”