“Further, and as noted above, the SCA received information from civil society organizations indicating that the 2017 selection and appointment process for the Protector of Citizens lacked transparency and the involvement of civil society. In response, the PCRS reported that during the last selection process, parliamentary groups proposed four candidates to the Committee, and that these candidates had the opportunity to present themselves to the Committee. The PCRS also reported that civil society organizations did propose and support a candidate.”