Tag Archives: Human Rights

2. September 2021

Why So Eager to Punish? The Police, Drug Reform, and Common Sense

(This article was published in Dagsavisen, December 23, 2000. It was a response to an article by Benedicte Bjørnland, head of the Police Directorate, which advocated for persecution and punishment) While more and more people see punishment as unsuited for combating drug abuse, the police continue to insist on the need for coercive measures. Even […]

8. November 2021

The Norwegian Drug Reform Deserves an In-Depth Discussion

(Published: 30 January, 2020 in Vårt land) Recently, in Klassekampen, Pernille Huseby from ACTIS and Arild Knutsen from FHN stand together in the call for a more unifying debate on drug policy. Noticing the increased polarisation, they fear that ‘negative reactions to constructive input may lead to providers in the public debate being reluctant to […]

3. May 2022

The Responsibility of the Director of Public Prosecutions to End Arbitrary Persecution

The police have had a strong but not very insightful presence in the debate on drug reform. The Director of Public Prosecutions’ support for decriminalisation, therefore, comes as a surprise because while the Police Directorate, the Norwegian Police Confederation, and the Norwegian Narcotics Officers Association (NNPF) are more interested in continuing a regime of punishment, […]


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