Welcome to the official web site of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL), the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) of the country, established in 2004 by an Act of Parliament. The principal objective of the Commission is to protect and promote human rights throughout the country... READ MORE
As you browse through the site, you will find information about what we do, and understand why and how we do it. You will also know our partners and how we collaborate; the composition of the Commission, our organisational structure and core values; and our relationship with the Government of Sierra Leone and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human rights, among other institutions.
You will also know our status (under the Paris Principles) as a NHRI at the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and access a wide range of other resources, including those from our Library and Documentation Centres and Photo Gallery.
You will also learn particularly about the state of human rights in Sierra Leone and access the 2010 Report and earlier annual versions; understand how to file a complaint to us either in person or electronically through this site; the kind of cases we handle and those outside our mandate; and how we sustain our work.
You can also access our E-Newsletter, interact with us on our social networking pages linked to this site, including Facebook, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to our RS feeds for latest updates.
If you are visiting our website for the first time, please click on the Site Map to make your browsing experience a lot easier. If you have queries, please read our FAQs, and feel free to Contact Us for more information.
Thank you for your interest in our work and for helping us to make human rights real. Happy browsing!