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The Ombudsman and the First Deputy visited the Asylum Office and the CETI in Melilla


The Ombudsman, Soledad Becerril, and the First Assistant Ombudsman, Francisco Fernández Marugán, visited the new Asylum Office located at the border of Beni Enzar (Melilla) where they highlighted the importance of ensuring the early identification of people in need of international protection to guarantee the protection of these people and to avoid serious humanitarian situations. […]

Recommendations for improving the situation of Spanish nationals detained in prisons overseas


The Ombudsman, Soledad Becerril, has sent the Mixed Committee for Relations with the Ombudsman’s Office a study on the situation of Spanish prisoners abroad (Estudio sobre la situación de los presos españoles) which analyses 224 complaints dealt with by the Institution in the last two years, and makes recommendations for improving the situation that the […]

Harassment and violence in schools


Coexistence at school is disturbed when episodes of violence and harassment occur in the classroom and in educational establishments. Occasionally they are found out about, but frequently they remain latent and concealed, making it hard to eradicate them. To help raise awareness and sensitise people about violence such as this and in order to encourage […]

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