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About Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS)

CELS is an Argentine human rights organisation with a broad agenda that includes advocating for drug policies respectful of human rights.

CELS es una organización de derechos humanos argentina con una amplia agenda, incluyendo la defensa y promoción de políticas de drogas respetuosas de los derechos humanos. 

Articles by Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS)

This week’s front page editor

Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Milagro Sala: dos años de detención arbitraria

Milagro Sala permanece encarcelada en contra de lo indicado por las instancias más importantes del sistema internacional de protección de los derechos humanos. Comunicado conjunto con Amnistía Internacional y Andhes.

A marijuana arrest that went terribly wrong: the story of Miguel Ángel Durrels

In September 2013, Miguel Ángel Durrels was arrested in Buenos Aires province for marijuana possession. 12 hours later he was found dead in the local police station. His sister has serious doubts that he committed suicide. Español

“Era pura mentira lo que estaban diciendo”. Una superviviente de la masacre de Tlatlaya (México) contesta la versión oficial

“El gobierno, el Estado, quería que todo quedara impune. Pues pensaban que yo nunca iba a hablar”, denuncia la testigo ocular Clara Gómez González. English

“They were telling pure lies”: a survivor of Mexico’s Tlatlaya massacre shatters the official account

“Everyone in the government, the state, wanted this to go unpunished. They thought I would never talk.” Eyewitness Clara Gómez González speaks out. Español

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