According to official statistics the Hungarian man overdosed on Ecstasy – in reality, he was run over by a train.
HCLU is now represented at two major decision making forums in the field of drug policy.
The media monitoring and mistake correcting program has been awarded in Wienna last week.
HCLU won a Freedom of information lawsuit against the Hungarian Ministry of Health for withholding a position paper on the dangerousness of illicit substances. After receiving the document HCLU issued a comprehensive study as a critique.
The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union and the Hungarian Harm Reduction Association organized a training and conference for service providers in Budapest.
Civil society groups from around the world denounced the final UN Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, released after marathon negotiations during the UN High Level meeting on AIDS this week.
More people attended the Marijuana March in Hungary than ever - chances for decriminalization are growing after the parlamentary elections.
Hundreds of people marched on the streets of Budapest to demonstrate for the National Drug Strategy and against the criminalization of drug users.
HCLU criticises the 2005 report of the INCB because of its negative attitude to harm reduction and decriminalization.
Interview with Peter Cohen. The short version of this interview has been published in the Hungarian journal, "Esély".