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November 20, 2020.

This Thursday, November 19, members of the Delegation of Non-Penitentiary Centers of the Northern Border held a meeting with representatives of the Provincial Commission for the Prevention of Torture of Missions (CPPT). The objective was to discuss the conditions of detention of persons deprived of liberty for federal crimes outside the SPF.

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November 20, 2020.

On Wednesday, November 25 at 4:00 p.m. the Prison Ombudsman's National Office (PPN) will present the investigation “Health care in federal prisons. Perceptions of detainees, diagnosis and recommendations. The event will be streamed by the YouTube channel, Facebook and the institutional website of the PPN.

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November 20, 2020.

As every November 20 since 1959, the World Children's Day is celebrated. With the objective of working to protect their rights, the PPN has a Work Team for Children, Adolescents and Young People Deprived of Liberty.

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November 18, 2020.

Today, Chamber III of the Federal Criminal Cassation Chamber (CFCP) confirmed the conviction of 14 officials of the Federal Penitentiary Service (SPF) for having tortured to death a detainee named Argentino Pelozo Iturri and for having covered up that serious crime.

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November 13, 2020.

In the framework of the monitoring activities that this body has been carrying out in the context of COVID19, members of the Prison Ombudsman's National Office visited various confinement establishments this week. They checked sanitary and building conditions; They collected visiting protocols and held interviews with people deprived of their liberty.

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November 12, 2020.

This Monday a monitoring was carried out at the Manuel Belgrano Closed Regime Center in order to verify the material conditions of the building, the development of the classes and the visit protocol established by the current health situation.

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November 05, 2020.

It was by virtue of the request for an advisory opinion issued to the States on "Differentiated approaches to persons deprived of liberty."

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November 03, 2020.

After steps taken by the Prison Ombudsman's National Office, three persons housed in the Posadas Delegation of the Argentine Federal Police were transferred to the Candelaria Penal Colony.

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November 02, 2020.

Last Friday the official virtual presentation of the Handbook on Classification of Prisoners by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) took place.

Click here to read the handbook.

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October 29, 2020.

With the participation of members of the Prison Ombudsman's National Office, the Provincial Commission for Memory and the Study Group on the Penal System and Human Rights (GESPyDH) of the University of Buenos Aires; the ninth edition of the RNCT was presented. During 2019, a total of 5,200 acts of torture and / or mistreatment suffered by 1,448 victims were surveyed.

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October 28, 2020.

The Prison Ombudsman's National Office participated in the virtual meeting organized by the Mexican civil association Documenta on the occasion of the launch of the Disability and Justice Observatory; and the relaunch of the Prison Observatory in that country.

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October 22, 2020.

The Delegation of Non-Penitentiary Centers of the Northern Border, dependent on the PPN, intervened this week in response to claims made by people deprived of liberty held in the Posadas Delegation of the Argentine Federal Police.

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