HRC Sri Lanka
HRC Sri Lanka
HRC Sri Lanka
HRC Sri Lanka
HRC Sri Lanka
HRC Sri Lanka
HRC Sri Lanka

Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka

To give force to the commitment of Sri Lanka as a member of the United Nations in protecting human rights, and to perform the duties and obligations imposed on Sri Lanka by various international treaties at international level; as well as to maintain the standards set out under the Paris Principles in 1996 the Government of Sri Lanka formulate. Act No. 21 of 1996 to establish the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka… More

Current Activities

HRCSL to host its first webinar in commemoration of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture -2020.

UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is marked on June 26th globally to highlight the evil consequences of torture. It was on…

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Human Rights Commission calls for applications for the 2019 Youth Camp

The Commission is organizing its second Youth Camp with the aim of sensitizing the youth on human rights in order to develop a human rights…

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UN Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture meets the Human Rights Commission

The delegation of the UN Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture (SPT) visited the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka on 04 April 2019. The delegation comprised of…

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Human Rights Commission celebrates International Women’s Day 2019 on the theme “Mainstreaming Women with Disabilities for a Dignified Life”

The Commission organized a national round table discussion to commemorate International Women’s day on 8th March 2019 on the theme of “Mainstreaming Women with Disabilities…

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Human Rights Commission organizes the first ever youth camp

Marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, HRCSL organizes it’s first ever Youth Camp. During the camp, participants from 25 different…

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Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka in the News

HRCSL issues Recommendations /Proposed Action Addressed to Chairman, National Election Commission

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka issued recommendations/proposed action addressed to the Chairman of the National Election Commission. The recommendations were issued based on…

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HRCSL requests for leave to be granted to both private and public sector employees casting their votes

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka writes to the Secretary,  Ministry of Labor, Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs, Chairman, Board of…

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HRCSL Appeals to Political Parties & Independent Groups on Parliamentary Election 2020

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka appeals to Political Parties and Independent Groups on Parliamentary Election 2020. HRCSL made this appeal based on the…

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HRCSL Makes an Appeal to Media Institutions on Parliamentary Election 2020

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka makes an appeal to media institutions on parliamentary elections 2020 based on media guidelines issued by the Election…

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HRCSL issues Directives to Public Officers on Parliamentary Election 2020

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka issued directives to Public Officers on Parliamentary Election 2020 to make Public Officers aware of the protection of…

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