Ombudsperson Institution represents legal mechanism for protection, monitoring and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms of natural and legal persons from unlawful and irregular actions or inactions of the public authorities, institutions and persons or other authorities, who exercise public authorities in the Republic of Kosovo as well as acts as a National Mechanism of prevention of torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatments and punishments within all places where persons deprived of their liberty are placed, including police retention, pre-trial detention facilities, stay in health institutions, customs detention, immigration detention as well as all other facilities where suspicions on violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms may occur.
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