If you know someone who has been arrested abroad for a serious drugs-related offence, you may wish to contact one of the following organisations:
The FCO promotes British interests overseas, supporting our citizens and businesses around the globe. It is the governmental body responsible for supporting British nationals around the world through consular services.
Reprieve assists British nationals facing the death penalty anywhere in the world, as well as European nationals on death row in the USA.
Fair Trials International is a human rights charity that helps people facing criminal charges all over the world to protect their right to a fair trial. They offer a range of free services, including providing information, advice and referrals.
Prisoners Abroad is a UK charity caring for the welfare of all British citizens held in foreign prisons. They offer a range of assistance and have a helpline that is free to call from a UK landline.
Historically, Amnesty campaigning has focused on prisoners, but recently they have responded to the changing patterns of human rights violations in the world. Amnesty is involved with numerous protests and campaigns such as the recent urgent call for action against the Indonesian government in relation executions for drug-related offences.