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On July 19, 2006, Jorge González Nieva arrived at his home in located in the district of Merlo, Buenos Aires Province, after a day at work to find a group of police officers waiting for him. According to his account, …

Practically every day, the news cycle is flooded with images and news about the political, economic and social collapse that the Venezuelan society is immersed in. But a new report released by Amnesty International on Thursday provides new figures that …

It’s difficult for a Tweet to sum up the complexity of the world we live in nowadays. But the one below might just come as close to doing it as any other:

That’s right, as of 10:45 AM today, pro-choice …

Tomorrow, the Senate will vote on a bill that seeks to legalize abortion, a debate that has taken over the streets, schools, and news cycles in Argentina for months. Yet, the issue has been taken further than that, as feminist …

The Universal Periodic Review is a governing mechanism which examines the extent to which each one of the 193 UN Member States respect their human rights obligations. The reviews take place every 5 years and two weeks ago, it was …

Santiago Maldonado is missing. Confusing information and false leads haven been planted throughout the month and no one knows anything about him. But… what happened?What should have been done? What do the law and human rights international treaties say?

Let’s …

The crisis in Venezuela continues to unfold at a frenetic pace. As Nicolás Maduro’s regime moves forward with its efforts to govern through the newly-formed and all-powerful Constitutional Assembly, governments in the region and non-governmental organizations such as Amnesty International, …

Different human rights organizations today raised alarm bells after news surfaced that the Macri administration is set to open a center to hold and process immigrants who break Argentine migration law.

The center, located in the Capital’s neighborhood of Barracas, …

During a fleeting visit to the United States in which he met with US National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Argentine Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña announced that President Mauricio Macri’s administration had made the commitment to welcome 3,000 Syrian refugees.

“We …

Argentina may be a country of immigrants, but it treats its own as strangers. The country has a population of nearly 44 million, an estimated 2.4 per cent of which self-identify as indigenous (of this, half are children). There are