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The Spanish Ombudsman deplores the loss of human lives at the Melilla border perimeter


The Spanish Ombudsman, Ángel Gabilondo, has deplored the loss of human lives in the tragic events that took place at the border perimeter of Melilla on Friday, 24th June. Ángel Gabilondo explained in a statement that as soon as he became aware of the events, he contacted the Government Delegate in Melilla and the Director-General […]

Mental Health day


Ángel Gabilondo, ‘We must heed the lament of a society that demands urgent and priority mental healthcare.’

Parliamentary mandate for a report on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church


Ángel Gabilondo: ‘we are going to work with rigour, seriousness and determination, based on the testimony of the victims.’

The Ombudsman promotes “The fundamental role of arts education in education”


The Ombudsman, Ángel Gabilondo, today presented the prizes for the 17th edition of the Ombudsman’s Drawing Competition on Human Rights, the aim of which is to promote knowledge of human rights among Spanish schoolchildren. During the event, Mr. Gabilondo stressed “the fundamental role of arts education in education”. The ceremony, which was also attended by […]

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