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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, …

The National Prison Administration of Argentina or (NPA or Procuración Penitenciaria de la Nación) released on Tuesday a statistics report concerning the second quarter of 2018 and finally recognized that Argentina’s prisons have a systemic overpopulation problem.

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Facing an order to begin serving prison time, former Brazilian president Luiz  Inácio da Silva has filed a last-ditch habeas corpus appeal and vowed to not surrender to police in Curitiba.

Lula was given 24 hours yesterday to turn himself

On March 1st, when the legislative year kicks off in Congress, President Mauricio Macri is set to announce his administration’s intentions to open the debate about reforming Argentina’s Criminal Code.

This announcement is planned to take place during the delivery …

A criminal tribunal yesterday sentenced former picketer and now former Kirchnerite leader Luis D’Elía to four years in prison for occupying a police station in the neighborhood of La Boca in 2004. The tribunal also determined he won’t be eligible …

Oscar “Sapito” (little frog) Gómez, The alleged main perpetrator behind the death of football fan Emmanuel Balbo is now in police custody. Gómez is accused of instigating the incident of football violence which led to 22 year-old Emmanuel Balbo falling …

Talk about seeing a business opportunity. An inmate at the Oberá Prison in Misiones province was found to have access to various electronic devices. They weren’t all for him though. The prisoner apparently allowed other inmates to have contact with

An Argentine court shocked the world two years ago when it declared a 32 year old orangutang a “non-human person,” thereby granting her basic human rights.

Two years on she remains in captivity despite being represented by a panel of …

In the provincial prisons of Mendoza, Argentina, human rights violations are rampant. As widely reported by local media today, three prisoners in the Almafuerte complex were discovered residing in jail cells that resembled outdoor cages; the prisoners stood outside in …

As distractions go, standing trial over the alleged non-payment of €4.1 million (64 million pesos) in taxes to Spanish authorities on the eve of the Copa América Centenário could hardly be any bigger. Lionel Messi, the world’s greatest footballer — …