The vision of LHR is to be a frontline human rights and constitutional accountability advocate and watchdog in Ethiopia and an effective domestic force in the development of a human rights culture in Ethiopia.


LHR mission include: to promote awareness, protection and enforcement of human rights through litigation and advocacy, to facilitate unimpeded access to and administration of justice by making available high quality and free legal service, to fight impunity for human rights violations by ensuring accountability of perpetrators, to strengthen the capacity of lawyers and human rights advocates through tailor made trainings and to strengthen laws, policies and institutional frameworks through proactive monitoring, research and advocacy.