The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 was enacted with the object of providing for better protecting of human rights.
Human rights means the right relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the international covenants and enforceable by courts in India.
The Headquarters of the Commission is at PMG junction in Thiruvananthapuram.
The Commission can initiate action either on a petition or suo motu.
Complaint can be filed either in English or Malayalam or in any other languages in the Eighth Schedule to the constitution of India.
No separate form prescribed for filing a complaint /petition.
Presence of an advocate is not requested in proceedings of the Commission.
In public interest issues anybody can lodge a complaint.
In Different districts taking into consideration.
The Commission holds camp sittings at District Head Quarters and at such other places in the State taking into considerations the exigencies of individual cases and in the interest of general public.
Every complaint shall disclose a complete picture of the matter complaint of and disclose the name and complete address of the petitioner/respondent.
Sufficient number of copies of petition (based on the number of respondents) shall be placed along with the petition.