Local organisations organised a public debate in Youth House in Tuzla, with representatives from Ministries, police, social care centers and drug services. Local participants also participated in a photo campaign (with national football players). Actions also included the painting of a Support. Don’t Punish mural.
In Zenica, the Association Margina and their partners coordinated a series of street actions – including graffiti on the Youth House of Zenica. At the same time, informative meetings were held with representatives of the Ministries of Health, Social and Police to promote the campaign messages and take photos with the campaign posters. Finally, photos were also taken with celebrities such as members of the national football team, actors etc.
Association Margina organised the “Support. Don’t Punish” Day of Action in Bosnia and Herzegovina, holding events in Tuzla, Zenica and Mostar with the active participation of around 500 people.
In Tuzla, activities included the production of powerful street art and 3D drawings, while a group of young volunteers wearing “Support.Don’t Punish” T-shirts and distributing informative and educational information, calling on the government to implement harm reduction services and protect human rights in its drug policy.
In Mostar, the campaign was held in four different locations: the Spanish Square, Rondo, Musa and the Mepas mall. Association Margina,with the help of students from the University of Monstar created collective pictures and graffiti on the walls of the city.
In Zenica, a dance group called “Iskre” performed in the street to call the attention of passers-by and offer them information on drug policy alternatives.
Lead organisation: Margina
Media coverage in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- “Margina” obilježilaSvjetski dan borbe protiv zloupotrebe droga, Kameleon Radio
- Video/Foto:‘Support, don’t punish’ u Tuzli, Tuzlanski Info Portal
- Najavaakcije ˝Support, Don´t Punish, Tuzlanski Vijesti
- Nizaktivnosti povodom obilježavanja Međunarodnog dana borbe protiv zloupotrebedroga, BH Internet Magazine
- Support. Don’t Punish, Sigma Urban magazine
- U ZENICI OBILJEŽEN MEĐUNARODNI DANBORBE PROTIV ZLOUPOTREBE DROGA, Zenica 24 Sata