Dili – The Provedoria for Human Rights and Justice (PDHJ), as an Independent National Institution established by the Constitution of RDTL article 27 and by its own Statute (Law No. 7/2004), has an important role to promote and protect human rights as well as to promote good-governance. Therefore, on 2 March 2015, the PDHJ through its Promotion and Education Department under the Human Rights Directorate has cooperated with the National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL)’s Police Academy-Comoro, to develop Read more [...]
  • The Provedor Called a Courtesy Meeting With Major-General of F-FDTL

    Dili, 09 February 2015 - The Provedor for Human Rights and Justice, Dr. Silverio Pinto Baptista, called a courtesy meeting with Major-General F-FDTL, Mr. Lere Anan Timor, at  the Headquarters of   F-FDTL in Fatuhada-Dili. Through this meeting the Provedor expressed to the Major-General that the PDHJ as a State Institution should undertake activities of promotion and education to the F-FDTL members in the area of Human Rights and Good-Governance. The Provedor said that the objective of the promotion Read more [...]
  • Deputy-Provedors Were Sworn In by the National Parliament

    Dili - The Provedoria for Human Rights and Justice of Timor-Leste (PDHJ) is an Independent National Institution with an important role for the promotion and protection of human rights as well as for the promotion of good governance. For this aim, on 14 January 2015, the two Deputy-Provedors, Ms. Jesuina Maria Ferreira Gomes as the Deputy-Provedor for Good-Governance and Mr. Horacio de Almeida as the Deputy-Provedor for Human Rights, were sworn in by the President of the National Parliament, Mr. Vicente Read more [...]