Thursday, August 6, 2020

Tag: Argentina

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 10, 2018

Trump rule would give $2.5 billion tax cut to big bank fat cats, Judge blocks Trump administration from deporting asylum seekers, Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion, and more.

Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

The support for pro-abortion rights legislation won't fade away and activists will continue to push for the passing of such a bill to happen one day soon.

Punishment for human rights abusers is irrevocable achievement for Argentine society

“Those who signed that decision did not realize that the trial and punishment of those responsible for human rights abuses during the last dictatorship now form part of the heritage of the Argentine people”

An End To Impunity For Dictators – And Their Backers –...

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