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US: Investigate Ethics in China Drug Study

Human Rights Watch | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(New York) – A study about heroin cravings partially funded by a US agency and conducted in two Chinese drug rehabilitation centers raises serious q...

When a Problem Comes Along, You Must Whip It

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

"[H]e started to whip me on my back with twisted electrical wire," said Kakada, recalling his detention in a so-called "youth rehabilitation center" i...

Holiday in Cambodia?

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

While for tourists the idea of a Cambodian vacation has become an idyll, for young Cambodians, the Dead Kennedys' lyrics are still very much alive.

Who Will Defend the Children in Cambodian Drug Rehab Centres?

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

At the end of January, Human Rights Watch released a report on abuses throughout Cambodia's system of drug detention centers.

Why the Vietnamese Don't Want to Go to Rehab

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

Drug treatment in Southeast Asia is brutal, exploitative, and practically worthless.