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Restrictions to the customer service provided by the Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
Greater effort on preventing and monitoring deaths in police custody
Celebrating 100 years of the Parliamentary Ombudsman
The rights and status of the victims of human trafficking to be strengthened through legal amendments
Record number of complaints to the Parliamentary Ombudsman in 2019
‘A status’ has again been awarded to the Finnish National Human Rights Institution
The Deputy-Ombudsman is investigating Senate Properties’ monopoly position as the lessor to the Finnish government
Sirpa Rautio to continue as Director of the Human Rights Centre
Ombudsman criticises the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ administrative branch names nimiä
No-Harm Center given names in Finland’s national languages
National languages are not treated equally on the new badges of security authorities
Forbidding smoking in cells at Helsinki Prison
The wide range of practices used by municipalities jeopardises the free nature of basic education
Several investigated complaints about children who have been taken into care led to measures
Pre-trial investigations concerning children to be conducted without delay
A municipality violated a teacher’s freedom of speech
The Deputy-Ombudsman to investigate shortcomings in the Sakari system
Several decisions by Deputy-Ombudsman Sakslin on employee vaccinations