African countries perform badly when it comes to drug policies: a new index shows how
By Matt Wall, Associate Professor, Political and Cultural Studies, Swansea University
David Bewley-Taylor, Personal Chair, Politics, Philosophy and International Relations, Swansea University
Awukye received a 10-year prison sentence in Ghana for cannabis possession. The experience, he said, shattered his family’s dreams. Michael Anami, a Kenyan, recalled the “multiple arrests, beatings, incarcerations, and untimely deaths” he had witnessed as a drug policy activist and former user.
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- Thursday, November 18, 2021