The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone is an independent Commission which was established in 2004 by an Act of Parliament. Our mandate is to protect and promote human rights in Sierra Leone. The Commission’s responsibilities are many. They include:- Receiving, investigating and making decisions on complaints made to it alleging that human rights have been violated. Providing public education and public awareness about human rights Holding public inquiries into human rights issues. Publishing annual state of human rights in Sierra Leone. Publishing information materials on human rights for public officials.