Welcome to National Commission For Human Rights - (NCHR)

Complying with its international obligations, Pakistan established a National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) through the Act XVI of 2012 in accordance with the Paris Principles. In its preamble, the Act provides its raison d'être as follows;
“WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the creation of National Commission for Human Rights, for the purpose of promotion and protection of Human Rights as provided in the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and various international instruments to which Pakistan is state party or shall become a state party.” Read more

Message from the Chairman

Human Rights are not a free gift. They were only won by hard struggle. This struggle with all its efforts and sacrifices was inevitable.

Justice (Retd) Ali Nawaz Chowhan