Tag Archives: National Human Rights Institution

        19 July 2016 Samoa’s Office of the Ombudsman Rated A The Office of the Ombudsman is rated as an ‘A’ status national human rights institution. This rating according to the Ombudsman, Maiava Iulai Toma was awarded from the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI). The awarding of an ‘A’ […]

  PR: In January and February of this year, the Office of Ombudsman/National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) inspected Samoa’s places of detention. Following the inspections, the Detention Centre Inspections Report 2015 was produced which identifies prisoners as one of the most vulnerable groups in Samoan society from a human rights perspective. This is the first […]