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Human Rights Research & Resource Center






To see a country where the respect of human rights has become a culture


The Commission’s mission is to ensure the observance of human rights through awareness creation, monitoring, research and advising the government as well as through investigation and ensuring that appropriate measures are taken to redress human rights violations.



The Commission steadfastly upholds the following as its core values.

  • Impartiality and independence

  • Equality and non-discrimination

  • Pluralism

  • Transparency, accountability and equity

  • Accessibility and commitment to public services



Human Rights for All!

International Human Rights Day

December 10, 2012

The International Human Rights Day is celebrated accross the World on Decemeber 10. This year, the Human Rights Day is celebrated in Ethiopia under the theme "Human Rights for All". The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission has organized a half day Panel Discussion on the Human Rights day. The Panel Discussion will comprise of a plenary session where all relevant partners from governmental organizations, national institutions, the civil society, international community and academic institutions come together. A brief presentation will be made on the Commission's "Human Rights Protection Monitoring in Ethiopian Prison Report" for discussion. The overall objective of the discussion is to launch the aforesaid primary report. The panel discussion will be held on December 10, 2012 at 2:30PM at the compound of West Gojam Prinsons Administration, Bahir Dar.