National Human Rights Commission Bangladesh


The Commission was established to play a significant role in establishing a culture of respect for Human Rights with the co-operation of all concerned including the civil society, the public and private organisations.


  • Education: The Commission has a mandate to raise awareness of Human Rights issues through research, seminars, symposiums, workshops, and through any other means and publish the results of such research.
  • Investigation of any allegation of Human Rights violations received from any individual or quarter. Alternatively the commission itself can initiate investigation into any incident of a rights violation.
  • Monitoring: The commission has a mandate to investigate particular Human Rights violation allegations brought forward by citizens or discovered through the Commission’s own monitoring.
  • Settlement Facilitation and Recommendations to the Government: If a Human Rights violation has been proved, the NHRC can either settle the matter or pass it on to the court or relevant authorities.
  • Mediation in Human Rights disputes.
  • Conciliation in Human Rights disputes.

Contact Information


National Human Rights Commission
BTMC Bhaban (8th Floor)
7-9 Kazi Nazrul Islam Ave, Kawran Bazar,
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Phone PABX # 88-02-55013726-28


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