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Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL)


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.


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

Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL)
37 Wellington Street,
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)