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July 18, 2019.

Yesterday, the delegate of the Cuyo region of the PPN, Diego Moschel, had a meeting with Manuel Garrido, president and Director of the Innocence Project Argentina and with Luis Romero, Prison Ombudsman in Mendoza. The objective was to agree on lines of joint work.

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July 19, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office has requested to the justice, since March of 2018, the house arrest of a person that is lodged in the Central Penitentiary Hospital (HPC) of the Federal Prison of Ezeiza, with an extremely delicate diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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July 18, 2019.

A meeting was held with representatives of the Ministry of Health of the province of Misiones and members of the security forces with the aim of improving the conditions of detention in the non-penitentiary centers of the Northern Border.

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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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