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 Calls Applications for Youth Camp 2020

The Youth Camp is initiated by the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) to sensitize the youth on Human Rights to build up a…

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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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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 Observations and Recommendations on the Disposal of Dead Bodies in the Context of COVID-19

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka writes to the Secretary and Director General of Health Service, Ministry of Health with observations and recommendations on…

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HRCSL writes to the Commissioner General of Prisons on the rights of the Remandee G. S Abeysekera

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka writes to the Commissioner General of Prisons on the rights of the Remandee G. S Abeysekera (aka Shani…

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HRCSL Publishes a Concise Version of the Study on Prisons

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka publishes a concise version of the study on prisons. The full version of the study will be available…

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HRCSL writes to IGP on Detentions under the Prevention of Terrorism Act

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka wrote to the Inspector General of Police on detentions under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.Click here to read…

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HRCSL writes to the Commissioner General of Prisons on Protection of Remandee Fathima Sadiya

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka writes to the Commissioner General or Prisons requesting immediate steps to be taken to increase all security measures…

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සිදුවෙමින් පවතින අපහසුතාවයට කණගාටුයි, දැනට ඔබ ඉල්ලූ භාෂාව ඉදිවෙමින් පවති.

ஏற்பட்ட அச on கரியத்திற்கு மன்னிக்கவும், தற்போது கட்டுமானத்தில் உள்ள நீங்கள் கோரிய மொழி.