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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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October 24, 2020.

This October 24 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, in a particular setting in the world which is going through an unprecedented health crisis that has serious and profound economic and social repercussions.

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October 21, 2020.

Last weekend visits began to gradually resume in different establishments dependent on the Federal Penitentiary Service within the framework of preventive and compulsory social isolation (ASPO) and preventive and compulsory social distancing (DISPO).

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October 23, 2020.

The Prison Ombudsman's National Office regrets with deep sadness the passing of the Buenos Aires criminal judge Mario Juliano. As a judicial reference in the city of Necochea, he knew how to have a humanitarian vision of justice that earned him the love and respect of those who knew him.

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October 14, 2020.

The PPN published the second report on deaths in prison in the framework of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the survey, since March 20, there has been a death for different reasons every six days in federal prisons.

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October 14, 2020.

The Prison Ombudsman's National Office participated in the second special issue of the digital bulletin of Expert Network on External Prison Oversight and Human Rights entitled "Adapting to COVID 19: Medical isolation and quarantine in prison during a pandemic."