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Outrage as Amy Winehouse photos are used for an anti-drugs campaign

A new online anti-drugs campaign has sparked outrage after a European political organisation decided to use images of the late Amy Winehouse to promote its cause. 

Switzerland's young people's political party Young SVP launched the internet-based campaign recently, but its decision to feature photographs of the singer who died on July 23 has caused a backlash after fans slammed it "disrespectful" and "tasteless". 

Gregory Logean, the party's president, said in a statement: "Amy's death put a sad reality before our eyes that other parties often forget - the harmful effects of drug consumption. We are displaying a photo that the whole world already knows."

"Winehouse was known not only for her songs, but above all for her drug excesses."

Watch her perform 'Rehab' on Later with Jools Holland here: