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The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone has concluded a country wide Needs Assessment survey for the security forces in the country. The needs assessment targeted twenty service personnel of the SLP, RSLAF, Prisons and Fire Force.

The Participants and Facilitators

Launch of the Moa River Basin Human Rights Committee in Zimmi, Pujehun, by HRCSL/UNIPSIL

Oath being administered on the Minister of Defence at a HRCSL public hearing into complaints of discrimination and unfair treatment by 235 ex-soldiers

Welcome to our website

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...