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The Ombudsman extends condolences to the victims of the fire in Portugal


Spain’s Ombudsman, Soledad Becerril, has extended her “most heartfelt sympathy and condolences” today, on her own behalf and on that of the Institution, for the casualties and those injured in the forest fire in Pedrógão Grande (Portugal). Soledad Becerril has sent a telegram of support to the Portuguese Ambassador to Spain, Francisco Pimentel de Mello […]

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40 years of Parliament


Spain’s parliamentary life, which began following the elections of June 15, 1977, is the result of a political and social pact that Spain’s citizens wanted and managed to achieve. The Parliament Building was the venue from which an entire constitutional architecture was built aligning Spain with the most advanced democracies. At the parliament, they were […]

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Partial renewal of the advisory board of the National Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture


Half of the Advisory Board of the National Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture (NPM) has been renewed in accordance with the regulations upon the lapse of the first four years following its having been officially created. The Advisory Board was formed in June 2013 in compliance with the provision of the Organic Act 1/2009 […]

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