This report is based on the results of a study conducted by EHRA in 2019 to document and analyze the most common human rights violations encountered by women and men who took part in the study and who had experience serving sentences in imprisonment, including for drug-related crimes. A total of 12 semi-structured interviews were collected.
Data analysis includes:
- Demographic data;
- Reasons for the depenalization of drug possession without a distribution objective;
- Disproportionately harsh penalties for drug possession without a distribution objective;
- Drug policy legislation in detention.
The report and its findings can be used to advocate for the depenalization of drug possession without a distribution objective.
The report is available in Russian.