Argentina

Ten years of the Argentine inquiry into Franco-era crimes: what has been achieved?

Ten years of the Argentine inquiry into Franco-era crimes: what has been achieved?

On 14 April 2010, the Argentinean criminal courts began an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity ...
Systematic Violations of Criminal Procedural Rights in Argentina

Systematic Violations of Criminal Procedural Rights in Argentina

In three cases on pre-trial detention decided in late 2019, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights found that ...
Blocking ride-sharing applications goes against free speech and human progress

Blocking ride-sharing applications goes against free speech and human progress

Last year, a local court of Buenos Aires ordered the blockage of Uber’s app and website nationwide in Argentina. ...
Argentine Senate Rejects Bill on Abortion: The Way Forward

Argentine Senate Rejects Bill on Abortion: The Way Forward

The Argentine Senate has recently rejected, by a 7-vote margin, a Bill passed by the Chamber of Deputies on the ...
Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

In the recent case “Castillo c. Provincia de Salta”, the Argentine Supreme Court declared the unconstitutionality ...
The Banning of Ridesharing Apps Violates the Human Rights to Science and Free Speech

The Banning of Ridesharing Apps Violates the Human Rights to Science and Free Speech

Earlier on this year, a local court of Buenos Aires issued an injunction blocking the Uber app, electronic payment ...
Right of Access to Information: An Empowering Tool for the Enjoyment of Other Human Rights in Argentina

Right of Access to Information: An Empowering Tool for the Enjoyment of Other Human Rights in Argentina

Argentina has taken a big step towards government transparency and accountability by enacting, on September ...
Vouchers, Performance Bonus, and Compensation: The Juridical Nature of the Salary

Vouchers, Performance Bonus, and Compensation: The Juridical Nature of the Salary

On September 1st of 2009, the Supreme Court of Argentina established in the case of Pérez, Aníbal Raúl v. Disco S. ...
La Corte Suprema de Argentina dice que las manos de las mujeres pueden ser utilizadas para algo más que “demostrar sus artes culinarias”

La Corte Suprema de Argentina dice que las manos de las mujeres pueden ser utilizadas para algo más que “demostrar sus artes culinarias”

La Corte Suprema de Argentina ordena a las empresas de transportes cumplir con las obligaciones positivas de no ...
Argentinian Supreme Court Rules Women’s Hands Can Be Used for More than “Demonstrating their Culinary Skills”

Argentinian Supreme Court Rules Women’s Hands Can Be Used for More than “Demonstrating their Culinary Skills”

Argentinian Supreme Court rules transit companies must fulfill positive obligations of non-discrimination to ensure
Vulture Funds: the Real Dimension of the Controversy from a Human Rights Perspective

Vulture Funds: the Real Dimension of the Controversy from a Human Rights Perspective

While a lot of perspectives (economic, political, legal and even diplomatic) have been brought to the table ...
Los “fondos buitre” y la verdadera dimensión de la controversia desde una perspectiva de derechos humanos

Los “fondos buitre” y la verdadera dimensión de la controversia desde una perspectiva de derechos humanos

Después de que la República de Argentina dejó de pagar su deuda externa en 2001, el 92,4% de los bonistas aceptó ...

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