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November 8, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman National Office held the second day of the workshop to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol at the National Academy of Medicine. The event is part of the project "Strengthening the capacities of the National Mechanisms for the Prevention of Torture" funded by the UN OPCAT Fund.

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November 7, 2019.

After a series of visits from the PPN audit area to the Prison Complexes of the CABA, I of Ezeiza and II of Marcos Paz, they found a deficiency in the approach and the conditions of detention on the situation of persons deprived of liberty with disabilities (PPLCD). The details of the recommendation and the favorable response of the Federal Penitentiary Service.

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November 5, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman will participate in this event with the objective of reflecting on the consequences of segregative policies in the increase of the prison population and the effects on the mental health of persons deprived of their liberty.

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November 4, 2019.

On Tuesday, October 1, members of the Federal Oral Criminal Court of Posadas condemned three penitentiaries who beat and threatened a group of 5 detainees in the middle of a search in 2007.

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November 4, 2019.

An exchange day was held between the Prison Ombudsman National Office and the Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada. The Prison Ombudsman Francisco Mugnolo, the Correctional Investigator Ivan Zinger and the Executive Director Marie-France Kingsley participated.

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November 1, 2019.

The training workshop to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol is organized by the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office. It was developed in Chaco, Mendoza and Misiones. This time it was the turn of the City of Buenos Aires, the event was broadcast live and audiovisual records are available in the official PPN account on Facebook.

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October 31, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman, Francisco Mugnolo, participated in the conference organized by the International Association of Correctional Institutions and Prisons (ICPA) in order to reflect the tasks of our institution.

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October 25, 2019.

This week, the Prison Ombudsman presented the guides produced by students of the UBA Social Work career, cis women and LGBT + people detained and released.

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October 24, 2019.

Despite the fact that in our current legislation, the execution of the penalty would only imply the restriction of outpatient freedom, currently convicted persons still do not have access to other fundamental rights, such as the right to vote.

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October 18, 2019.

The conflict resolution program was created by the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office with an innovative approach in terms of violence control and prevention agencies. The event was supported by UNDP and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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October 18, 2019.

Last week the new official statistics on the prison issue in Argentina were published, produced within the framework of the National System of Statistics on the Execution of Penalties (SNEEP for its acronym in Spanish) of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Nation.

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October 18, 2019.

On October 30, November 6 and November 13, the PPN will hold the Workshop “Contributions of medicine in the prevention and punishment of torture. Training workshop to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol ”, at the National Academy of Medicine, from 2 pm to 6 pm. The conference will be broadcast live on the social networks of the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office.

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