HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION OF SRI LANKA RECEIVES ‘A’ STATUS ACCREDITATION

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  The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka will hold an inquiry from 9 – 12 May, 2018 in Kandy on violent incidents based on religious hatred that took place in Kandy District in March 2018. The Chairperson and Commissioners will conduct the inquiry. Prior to the said inquiry, the Commission called for written submissions and evidence from the public regarding the incidents.

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka invites applications from committed and highly motivated applicants with relevant qualifications for the post of Project Assistant for its Mannar Sub-Office (contract basis). Post of Project Assistant- Mannar

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka will investigate complaints made by the public with regard to the aforementioned issue by virtue of their powers vested under the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka Act No.21 of 1996. As the initial step of the investigation, written information and evidence will be collected from persons affected by the violent incidents and any other interested party. The written submissions should not exceed Read More>>

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The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka invites applications from committed and highly motivated applicants with relevant qualifications for the post of Project Assistant (contract basis) Post of Project Assistant

“Empowering Women in the Informal Sector: A Human Rights Agenda”  The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka celebrated the International Women’s Day 2018 on 8th of March at the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS). The report, “Empowering Women in the Informal Sector: A Human Rights Agenda” was launched during the celebration to demarcate the event. Recommendations made by the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka for several Government Authorities Read More>>

Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka writes to the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) on Lifting Restrictions on Social Media. Download: HRCSL letter to TRC-English Download: HRCSL letter to TRC-Tamil Download: HRCSL letter to TRC-Sinhala

The media announcement

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To mark International Women’s Day 2018 the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka  launched a report titled ‘Empowering women in the Informal Sector : A Human Rights Agenda’ on  08th  March 2018. The report is compiled based on round table discussions held by the Commission, including its ten Regional Offices, on International Women’s Day 2017.   English Report Sinhala Report Tamil Report

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