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Centro de Investigacion Drogas y Derechos Humanos (CIDDH)
The “Drug Law Reform in South America” Project, based in Peru, is focused on the functioning of the State penal system in South American countries where controlled substances are produced, transformed, transported and consumed. In its first stage, the project centers on the law-designing process at the Congress and the functioning of the penitentiary system. In the second stage, it is centered on the Police, the Public Ministry and the functioning of the Judiciary.
Since 2011, CIDDH has implemented a hotline called The Green Line (or Línea Verde in Spanish) which provides legal information and assistance to all Peruvians who are questioned and arbitrarily arrested for drug use (mostly cannabis).
In November 2010, Ricardo Soberon, the director of CIDDH, was invited to participate to the Government Plan of one of the Peruvian presidential candidate, in order to design a proposal on drugs and drug trafficking. The evidence and human rights based approach promoted by CIDDH was well received...
The Centro de Investigación 'Drogas y Derechos Humanos' (CIDDH) has developed a webpage in which it intends to provide a virtual analytical, graphical and cartographic tour of the various locations involving cocaine trafficing in the Andes Region.