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Human Rights Centre Somaliland

Badda Cas, Somalia
Joined October 2018

Human Rights Centre is an advocacy organization based in Somaliland. It is a human rights watchdog that monitors, documents human rights and assists victims of human rights abuses.

Presence in: Somalia
Focus: Access to Information, Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights

The Human Rights Centre (HRC) is a non-profit organization established in January 2013 with the aim of contributing to the protection and promotion of human rights in Somaliland.   HRC was founded by lawyers who are inspired by the Bill of Rights in the Somaliland Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is registered with the Somaliland government as a non-profit-making and non-governmental organization. HRC was formed to cover the need for documentation and advocacy on human rights to help maintain the gains made by Somaliland’s nascent democracy. The central policy of the Human Rights Centre is creating and fostering a culture of voluntary human rights activism where committed human rights defenders with passion contribute to the protection, promotion and realization of human rights.

Mission

Human Rights Centre exists to defend and protect the rights of human beings.

Vission

Somaliland, place where human rights are protected, promoted, respected and fulfill.

People Associated With This Organization

Guleid Ahmed Jama is the network champion (main point of contact) for Human Rights Centre Somaliland.

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