On 22 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valery Rozov presented Human Rights Observance Report 2016 to regional deputies.
According to the ombudsman, 10 574 citizens filed complaints to the Office of the Commissioner last year. Most complaints concerned matters of criminal proceedings (27 percent), implementation of housing rights and housing and communal services (17.4 percent), and social security and pension (12.7 per cent).
Valery Rozov told that last year he met with and heard cases of 695 complainants. In addition, the Commissioner briefed about main directions of human rights protection activity in 2017.
At the end Valery Rozov has handed over diplomas to the deputies of the region.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory