In its Merits Report, the Inter-American Human Rights Commission states that Argentina violated the right to life, to the personal integrity of the victims and their next of kin, the right to adequate judicial protection, and the right of society as a whole to the truth.
Together with Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and Memoria Abierta, we created this tool to search, read and investigate the files recently declassified by US intelligence agencies.
On November 11, a pleading hearing in the AMIA case took place at the 174th session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), held in Quito, Ecuador. The participants in the hearing included Diana Wassner de Malamud and Adriana Reisfeld, from the Memoria Activa association of family members of AMIA victims, as well as … Continued
The scheming behind the AMIA case is still present and explains many of the problems that concern us today. The pacts between the judicial, political, intelligence and media sectors that built the impunity around the bombing have never been broken, nor have ways of doing things been transformed.
Today the trial over the AMIA attack that began on August 6, 2015 concluded. Former judge Galeano, former prosecutors Mullen and Barbaccia and the former secretary of intelligence Anzorreguy were among those convicted.
The Russian government fined Telegram and could block use of the instant messaging app, because the company refused to grant it access to users’ communications. Members of INCLO, including CELS, seek to curb such measures.
The government rejected the accreditations of 65 people who planned to participate in the WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires and sent the list to immigration officials as a security “alert.” Two people on the list were ultimately deported.
What information was gathered to decide which activists and organizations should be kept from participating in the WTO Ministerial Conference, and how was it collected? We present a set of habeas data petitions and a request for access to information.
The Argentine government has revoked the accreditation of key civil society actors before the World Trade Organization. It attempted to justify this action by admitting it was based on an analysis of organizations’ social networks that aimed to exclude those considered “disruptive.” CELS and other organizations jointly submitted a letter requesting that this decision be rescinded.
The International Intelligence-Sharing Project was launched to demand that governments in eight countries tell the public what information-sharing agreements are in place with other nations. In Argentina, we filed an information request to the Federal Intelligence Agency (AFI).
After years of delays, officials from former Argentine President Carlos Menem on down will finally be tried for orchestrating a cover-up in the AMIA bombing investigation. Much is at stake for the victims, for Argentine society, and for its democratic institutions.