Human Rights Centre

Speaking for those who are not heard

Who We Are

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 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 organization is creating and fostering a culture of voluntary human rights activism where committed to the protection, promotion and realization of human rights.

Our Values

We uphold the values of honesty, justice, and integrity for all. We aim to work with transparency and accountability, commitment and discipline. We encourage creative participation, understanding the need for sustainability and respect for all. We will continue to strive for impartiality and independence while placing great value on confidentiality. We also appreciate the importance of volunteering which forms the foundation of the organization.


For Somaliland, a place where human rights are protected, promoted, respected and fulfilled.


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