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Entries with Keyword human rights

On Monday, Infobae staffer Rodrigo Duarte revealed that Carlos García Muñoz, a Human Rights Secretariat  employee who fled the country after escaping a military clandestine detention center, served a ten-year sentence in a Spanish jail for raping his ex-wife. Yikes.…

Sundays are for late sleeping, brunch, and generally reflecting on life. You can imagine then my revulsion approximately seven weeks ago when I awoke to an article on Vice News written by a Mr. Chris Dyer suggesting that simply because …

A Federal Judge in Buenos Aires has issued arrest and extradition orders for 20 Spanish nationals who held positions or were otherwise involved with General Franco’s fascist dictatorship in Spain. Maria Servini de Cubria cited the concept of universal jurisdiction …

Allow me to present the case for the prosecution: President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has announced long-awaited reforms to the Criminal Code and one section deliberately discriminates against foreigners. Presenting the measures on Cadena Nacional recently, she outlined her two …

 

“If something happens to me…look North.”

Cristina said, triggering another sound-bite auto-controversy when addressing the nation across all frequencies on Cadena Nacional last week. Responding to the high pantomime Islamic State threat against her life; she made it plain …

 

Tucumán’s La Gaceta posted a video on its website today showing a group of policeman from the Tucumán province torturing and humiliating a prisoner while laughing and filming everything with their phone.

In the video, the prisoner is forced …

 

Yesterday marked yet another major victory for those fighting for human rights and LGBTQ equality in Argentina. Never one to rest on its laurels, the country that garnered fame and acclaim for its regional leadership in promoting civil and …

 

By now you’re probably aware that the leader of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo organization, Estela de Carlotto, was finally reunited with her grandson, who was born in captivity after Carlotto’s daughter, Laura, was abducted by …

The director of the San Luis Prison System was fired after several photos were leaked to the media yesterday morning in which several inmates could be seen naked and kneeling on the floor, humiliated in front of the guards.

The …