Argentina

Argentinians have continued mobilising to protest against the economic policies

During the past months, Argentinians have continued mobilising to protest against the economic policies of the government led by President Mauricio Macri. Read more

Argentinians have continued mobilising to protest against the economic policies

Study reveals lack of equal opportunities for women journalists in Argentina

According to a study,72 percent of women journalists believe that women have fewer opportunities for growth than men in media companies and 77 per cent believe that in journalism, women do not earn the same amount as men for doing the same job. Read more

Study reveals lack of equal opportunities for women journalists in Argentina

Protests in Argentina after Senate rejected bill to legalise abortion

On 9th August 2018, thousands gathered outside the National Congress building waiting for the results of the Senate vote. Read more

Protests in Argentina after Senate rejected bill to legalise abortion

Protests in Argentina in support of legal abortion

Several protests took place in Argentina for several issues ranging from labour rights to women's reproductive rights. Read more

Protests in Argentina in support of legal abortion

Criminalisation of social protests debated during IACHR hearing

The increased repression against peaceful protests was the subject of discussion during the past Inter-American Commision on Human Rights hearing held in Colombia. Read more

Criminalisation of social protests debated during IACHR hearing

Excessive force used during protests against pension reforms later passed by Congress

Thousands took to the streets to reject a government-proposed pension reform and were met with excessive force by security forces. Read more

Excessive force used during protests against pension reforms later passed by Congress

Argentinian government limits civic participation in WTO meeting

The Argentinian government rejected the accreditation of several CSO representatives planning on participating in the WTO meeting in Buenos Aires. Read more

 Argentinian government limits civic participation in WTO meeting

Activist Santiago Maldonado - allegedly a victim of enforced disappearance

During a protest in the province of Chubut, activist Santiago Maldonado was reportedly the victim of enforced disappearance. Read more

Activist Santiago Maldonado - allegedly a victim of enforced disappearance

Peaceful assembly rights undermined by police use of excessive force

Argentinians continue to demonstrate and protest and are met with excessive force by the police. Read more

Peaceful assembly rights undermined by police use of excessive force

Police use excessive force to disperse teachers' protest

During March and April Argentina was the scenario of several demonstrations and protests that ended with clashes with the Police. Read more

Police use excessive force to disperse teachers' protest