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August 24, 2020.

Voces en libertad, the radio program of the Prison Ombudsman's National Office, celebrated its fifth consecutive year on-air. Through more than 80 national repeaters every week, they point out the federal prison and people deprived of liberty's situation.

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August 20, 2020.

On August 20, our country commemorates the day of activism for sexual diversity in memory of Carlos Jáuregui, an activist referent of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT +) movement in Argentina.

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August 12, 2020.

Due to the serious health situation facing Mrs. N.B.K. At the IV Federal Penitentiary Complex of Ezeiza, the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office accompanied the request for house arrest presented by the technical defense.

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August 10, 2020.

This new work presented by the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office addresses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on access to economic, social and cultural rights of people deprived of their liberty.

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August 04, 2020

This 2020 the proposed motto is "Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet". Both WHO and UNICEF have recommended that governments protect and promote women's access to information on breastfeeding.

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August 04, 2020.

The IACHR and the UN ask for explanations for the federal justice decision to order solitary confinement for indefinite periods of detainees.

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July 31, 2020.

In the framework of the II American Congress of Mediation, the panel of "Dialogues in Penitentiary Establishments" was presented on July 30, a space where various experiences were discussed regarding the use of mediation techniques and tools to facilitate dialogue and preventive mediation in prisons.

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July 29, 2020.

On July 28, an inter-institutional meeting organized by the National Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CNPT) was held through a videoconference. There, the experience that has been carried out in the Batán prison since 2019 was discussed.

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July 29, 2020.

This July 29, the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office celebrates its 27 years in office. Since its creation in 1993, the institution has been of great relevance for the modification of the prison situation in Argentina due to its commitment to the human rights of persons deprived of liberty.

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July 27, 2020.

On Friday, July 24, the PPN participated in a new regional meeting of National Mechanisms for the Prevention of Torture, organized by The Office of the High Commissioner for South America.

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July 22, 2020.

In a habeas corpus action filed by the Prison Ombudsman's National Office, the National Chamber of Criminal and Correctional Appeals - Room 6- ordered the immediate transfer of the detainees infected with COVID-19 who are in the prison wardens and police stations of CABA, after carrying out a medical examination, to Unit 21 or to the SPF complexes that have places to relocate them.

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July 21, 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the need for governments in the Americas to take initiatives against prison overcrowding, given the high risks of a deadly outbreak in places of detention where social distancing and other sanitary measures are difficult to implement. In this context, some governments have taken alternative measures to imprisonment such as house arrest— which is a court order for the arrest of the person at his place of residence — to reduce overcrowding.

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