UPR of Argentina: Overcoming a junta and an economic crisis, Argentina faces ongoing challenges

UPR of Argentina: Overcoming a junta and an economic crisis, Argentina faces ongoing challenges

The International Service for Human Rights reports that Argentina participated in the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 22 October. Represented by Mr Juan Martin Fresneda the State Secretary for Human Rights, Argentina outlined the progress that it has made since the first cycle in 2008.
Mr Fresneda stressed that since the first [...]

The Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture 2012 visits to Latin America

The Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture 2012 visits to Latin America

During the first half of 2012, the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) carried out two visits to the Latin American region in the context of its preventive visiting and advisory mandate under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT).
Visit to Argentina
From 18 to [...]