Thinking about crime... What connects these three people? Write down your answer in your books. We will revisit these at the end of the lesson The Heroin Trail Lesson aims: To know lots of people are involved with the Heroin Trail To understand that crime is an international problem To apply your knowledge to decide which country is to blame The Heroin Trail Watch the following video clip and write down the answers to the following two questions... Which country does Heroin come from? What plant does Heroin come from? The Heroin Trail • Many people are involved in smuggling Heroin into the UK. This is known as the Heroin trail... Is the trade in Heroin a ‘victimless’ crime? Look again at source A In your pairsnext discuss whether With the person to you identify... you agree or disagree with this statement... 1. Which two people make the most money from the Heroin Trail? dealing is aworst crime 2. Which“Drug two people are the offwith in the Heroin Trail? buy drugs no victims- people 3. Which two people they are risking because want the to!”most on the Heroin Trail? DRUG DEALING IS NOT A VICTIMLESS CRIME • This is Jane, she is a young girl who is addicted to drugs • She has to steal from shops to get enough money to buy Heroin • She lost contact with her family years ago DRUG DEALING IS NOT A VICTIMLESS CRIME • This is Private Jane Doe • She is a soldier in the British Army, serving in Afghanistan • She is risking her life to prevent drugs from reaching the streets of Britain DRUG DEALING IS NOT A VICTIMLESS CRIME • This is Hamid, a poppy farmer • He is forced to grow poppies by the Taliban • If he stops producing poppies he will be punished or even killed DRUGS PAY FOR TERRORISM • The Taliban make their money from drugs • They use this money to buy weapons, train their fighters and support terrorism Homework Design and draw a poster highlighting the victims of the trade in Heroin and the places. This poster should aim to persuade people to avoid buying drugs by showing them where their money goes Thinking about crime... What connects these three people? So, what connects these three people. How close were you before?