HRCSL Mandate

Protect and Promote Human Rights of all in Sierra Leone


HRCSL Functions

  • Investigate or enquire into any allegation of human rights violations
  • Promote respect for human rights through public education and awareness raising Programs
  • Publish guidelines, manuals, and other materials on the human rights obligations of public officials and others;
  • Cooperate with institutions working in the field of human rights;
  • Review existing legislation and advise government on its compliance with international obligations
  • Monitor draft legislations, policies, programmes and administrative practices to ensure they comply with human rights principles, standards and obligation;
  • Advice and support government in the preparation of treaty body reporting.
  • Visit correctional centres and other places of detention to inspect and report on conditions;
  • Monitor and document violations of human rights in Sierra Leone; and,
  • Publish and present to the President and Parliament an Annual Report on the
  • State of Human Rights in Sierra Leone.

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