Human Rights Monitor is a voluntary, non-governmental, non-partisan human rights organization committed to the promotion and protection of human rights in Nigeria. It was founded in 1992 in Kaduna, and members include lawyers, academics, workers, students and journalists.
What we do
1. To defend freedom of thought and expression, due process and equal protection of the law.
2. To provide free legal assistance to indigent victims of domestic violence.
3. To educate Labour unions, student unions, and professional bodies on the laws governing their trades and professions.
4. To empower Nigerian citizens to understand and defend fundamental rights and freedom.
5. To campaign for the promulgation of Human Rights and people oriented legislation.
6. To promote the principles of accountability and transparency in the public and private sectors of the society.
7. To engage in programs that will strengthen the legal system and guarantee a free and independent judiciary and other democratic institutions.
8. To investigate human rights abuses and issues reports on human rights situation especially on Women, Children, the Area Courts, the Police and other paramilitary organs and institutions.