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HE President Ernest Bai Koroma receiving the State of Human Rights Report 2014 from the Chairperson Commissioner Brima A. Sheriff

Justice Cowan receiving HRCSL's position paper from the Chairperson of HRCSL, Brima A Sheriff

The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) on Wednesday 22 July, 2015 engaged the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) on the closure of Leone Preparatory School.

Stakeholders at the meeting

The facilitator (Commissioner Yasmin Jusu-Sheriff (L)) with HRCSL in-house CRC members

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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.

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...