Sierra Leone

Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL)

Mandate

Promotion and protection of human rights in Sierra Leone.

The commission was enshrined by the Human Rights Commission Act No. 9 of 2004 and Commissioners appointed on 11 December 2006.

Functions

Investigate on complaints or on its own into human rights violations and make recommendations;
Public education on human rights;
Advising government on national, regional and international obligations on human rights; and,
Monitoring and documenting human rights violations, including an annual publication on the State of Human Rights in Sierra Leone.

Contact Information

www.hrcsl.org

hrcsl1@yahoo.com

Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL)
37 Wellington Street,
Freetown
Sierra Leone
Tel: + 232 (22) 76 602801 – Mrs. J. King (Chair)
232 (22) 76 638105 – Mr. E. Sam (Vice Chair)
232 (22) 76 823955 – Mr. A. John (Exec. Sec)
232 (22) 33 307469 – Ms. S. Conteh (Admin)