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July 23, 2010

Penal reform, decriminalisation of illicit drugs, and increased advocacy all central to improving prisoners' health "Speaking of his own experience, Albert Zaripov of Russia said that he regularly saw syringes used by 20 or 30 people, with substances being easily procured. “There was no aid at all, no social aid, no medical aid, nothing at all,” he said. “This is quite common in places of … detention.”"