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July 18, 2019

Every July 18 (the date of birth of the former South African president's birthday), the international day that bears his name is celebrated in order to recognize his contributions to the culture of peace, freedom and democracy.

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July 12, 2019

A meeting was held with authorities of the Federal Penitentiary Service and Social Readaptation Service of the province of Chaco in order to learn in depth the conditions of detention of federal detainees in that region.

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July 11, 2019

On July 5, a delegation composed of the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office and the Interinstitutional System for the Prisons Control (SICC) visited the Comodoro Py Council. This facility is intended to temporarily accommodate detainees who must testify in court, however they spend there between 5 and 30 days.

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July 05, 2019

Overpopulation, that is, housing people above the operational capacity of a prison, is an alarming problem in different countries of the region and all over the world. It is a phenomenon that produces serious consequences for the life of people deprived of their liberty.

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July 05, 2019

A new phase of the FO.AR Project was carried out - "Strengthening of Mechanisms for the Protection of Human Rights of Persons Deprived of Liberty". It was coordinated by the Directorate of Cooperation and International Affairs of the PPN along with the participation of the National Institute of Human Rights of Chile (INDH).

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July 04, 2019

On June 28 and 29, The PPN participated in the first Pampean days of execution of the sentence. The purpose of the meeting was to reflect on the conditions of inprisonment in the region and the modifications proposed by Law 27,375.

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July 3, 2019.

Within the framework of the Fourth National Plan of Open Government, on July 4 a workshop was held to debate the conditions of detention in federal prisons.

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July 3, 2019.

The Federal Chamber of Criminal Cassation prohibits the entry of new detainees into the CPF II and orders measures to reduce the overcrowding of the establishment.

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June 2, 2019.


The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office and the “Asociación Pensamiento Penal” (the Criminal Thought Association) presented before the “Dirección General de Responsabilidad Penal Juvenil” (the General Directorate of Juvenile Criminal Responsibility) under the “Consejo de los Derechos de Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes” (the Council for the Rights of Children and Adolescents), a document prepared with various actors specialized in childhood matters.

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June 28, 2019.

Every June 28, the struggle for the defense of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is commemorated. From our institution we support the claims of this group before the violation of their rights in context of confinement.

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June 26, 2019.

Since 1997, the International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture has been commemorated every June 26. On the occasion of said evocation, our institution declares once again the rejection of this type of practices in all its manifestations and reiterates its commitment to the promotion of the defense of the human rights of people who are deprived of their freedom.

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June 24, 2019.

Next Wednesday, June 26 at 5:00 pm there will be a meeting aimed at addressing this issue. It will be organized by the PPN, ‘’Espacio de Géneros y Grupo de Estudios en Contextos de Encierro del Centro Cultural de la Cooperación’’ (the Space of Genders and Group of Studies in Inprisonment context of Centro Cultural de la Cooperación) and ‘’Asociación de Pensamiento Penal’’ (the Association of Criminal Thought).

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