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Provedoria dos Direitos Humanos e Justiça

Alternate Title Ombudsman for Human Rights and Justice; PDHJ
Creator Provedoria dos Direitos Humanos e Justiça (Timor-Leste)
Organization Type National human rights institutions
Organization Based In Timor-Leste
Geographic Focus Timor-Leste
Subjects National human rights institutions; Civil rights; Human rights (General); Ombudspersons
Summary Provedoria dos Direitos Humanos e Justiça (Ombudsman for Human Rights and Justice) is an independent institution that operates outside the government and reports to the National Parliament. It was established to play an important role on issues relating to human rights, good governance, clean government, and in the fight against corruption within public institutions.
Languages Tetum