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The Philippine Ombudsman is an ombudsman responsible for investigating and prosecuting government officials in the Philippines who are allegedly guilty of crimes. Look up Ombudsman in Wiktionary, the free dictionary An ombudsman is an official, usually but not always appointed by the government, who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints reported by individual citizens. ...


The Offices of the Ombudsman independently monitor the government and all three of its branches. The Ombudsman is also responsible for receiving complaints from citizens, organizations, corporations, etc from the country. The Ombudsman usually prosecutes officials who are allegedly involved in acts of graft and corruption. But recently, cases regarding officials who are involved allegedly in the rape of women, and the murder of political opponents, independent journalists and other members of the media, are quite common. In horticulture, a graft is where the tissues of one plant are affixed to the tissues of another; the process is called grafting. ...


The Offices of the Ombudsman includes the Ombudsman's own office, along with offices for a team composed of a sheriff, the Ombudsman's second in command, and 6 other deputies who lead the their respective divisions and/or bureaus.


For more information: Office of the Ombudsman Official Website


List of Ombudsmen

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