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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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June 21, 2019.

Within the framework of the "films series in prison" organized by the Prison Ombudsman’s Office, the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Argentina, the INCAA, the Federal Penitentiary Service and the Directorate of Social Readaptation of the Ministry of Justice, was screened the movie "The Son" in the Federal Prison I in Ezeiza.

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June 13, 2019.

On May 24, a Training Workshop was held at the National Gendarmerie Sub-Officers Center in the city of Formosa.

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June 11, 2019.


This morning the Prison Ombudsman held a press conference in order to describe the prison reality of our country.

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June 10, 2019.

On Wednesday, June 5, in the Precinct of the House of Representatives of the Legislative Branch, the first international project of exchange of experiences carried out between the Ombudsman’s National Office and the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner of Uruguay (CPP for its acronym in Spanish) was held.

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June 7, 2019.

On May 29, six employees of the Closed Regime Center "Luis Agote" were processed for the culpable homicide of Diego Iván Borjas, who died after a fire in the isolation cell in which he was illegally kept since 2014.

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June 3, 2019.

The PPN was presented as a friend of the court before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) three months after the expulsion of a Peruvian citizen who had been living in Argentina since 2003.

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May 30, 2019.


From May 29 to 31 the Global Summit of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is held in Ottawa, Canada, with the aim of sharing knowledge and creating solutions for more open and transparent governments around the world.

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May 28, 2019.


On May 28, the second meeting of the Emergency Commission on Prison Matters was held, convened by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, in which the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office presented a series of recommendations on prison overcrowding.

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