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May 15, 2020.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office was present at the meeting organized by the Ministry of Women, Genders and Diversity of the Nation.

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May 14, 2020.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office participated in a videoconference called by the Bar Association from a judicial district in Mendoza. There, the execution of the sentence and the measures of coercion in the framework of the current pandemic were discussed.

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May 11, 2020.

Members of the Gender and Sexual Diversity Team of the PPN held a videoconference with representatives of the Ministry of Women, Genders and Diversities with a view to promoting joint channels for addressing the situation of imprisoned women and LGBT + people.

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May 08, 2020.

The Cuyo delegation participated in a hearing where a Habeas Corpus was presented in favor of detainees in the Chimbas prison located in the province of San Juan. The document called for improvements in communication within the framework of the coronavirus COVID-19.

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May 08, 2020.

7 years ago, Law 26,811 was passed and promulgated to commemorate the national day of the fight against institutional violence. The date was selected to remember the Budge massacre, in which three young men were killed by members of the Buenos Aires Police in 1987.

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May 08, 2020.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office made a series of recommendations to the Nation's Ministries of Health and Justice and Human Rights regarding health policies in federal prisons in the framework of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 6, 2020.

On Wednesday May 6, between 11 am and 3 pm, a new round-table discussion was held at the  Federal Penitentiary Complex of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Devoto Prison) to deal with the emerging demands of the conflict that became publicly known last Friday April 24.

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May 05, 2020.

It is an invalid pronouncement of a criminal judge who declares the unconstitutionality of a Decision of the National Chamber of Cassation.

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May 05, 2020.

Roberto Bergalli, who was a benchmark in critical criminology and in European and Latin American legal-criminal sociology, passed away on May 4, 2020.

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May 05, 2020.

Due to the pandemic declared by the WHO as a consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures established in the different countries of the world, the working modalities that existed until now have been modified, with the aim of continuing to guarantee the protection of fundamental rights of persons deprived of liberty.

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May 04, 2020.

In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in the detained population, exceeding the number of 14,000 people deprived of liberty in federal prisons, which caused a serious situation of overpopulation and overcrowding, which constitutes a major focus of risk in the current context of a health emergency.

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May 04, 2020.

Two people detained in the Devoto Prison were wounded with lead shells during the protest carried out by people deprived of their liberty on April 24. The PPN became aware of this situation after doctors from the agency visited the wounded detainees at the Pirovano Hospital.

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