20Nov

CHRAJ Commends GJA For Reporting Journalist To Police

Date: Nov 20 , 2018 , 09:34 BY: Caroline Boateng The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has commended the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) for reporting one of its own to the police for alleged extortion and blackmail. The Commissioner of CHRAJ, Mr Joseph Whittal said, the action by the GJA was an […]

13Oct

CHRAJ advocates for non-custodial sentencing

By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, Oct 13, GNA – The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is advocating for alternative sentencing for persons who commit minor or petty offences. Mr Richard Quayson, Deputy Commissioner of CHRAJ said the two main causes of overcrowding in the nation’s prisons were the excessive use of pre-trial […]

19Sep

CHRAJ challenges order prohibiting it from investigating Finance Minister

Date: Sep 18 , 2018 , 13:26 BY: Caroline Boateng The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has filed an appeal challenging a prohibition order against it in any future investigation of the Minister of Finance (MoF), Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, and his assets. An Accra High Court, on July 25, 2018, quashed CHRAJ’s […]

27Aug

Ghana’s redemption from corruption is legacy for future generation – CHRAJ

By Nana Osei Kyeretwie, GNA  Sunyani, Aug. 26, GNA – The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has reiterated the appeal for all Ghanaians to join in the campaign to stop the canker of corruption for the preservation of the nation’s future generation. The redemption of Ghana from corruption would immensely benefit not only […]

22Aug

Corruption swallows 20 per cent of nation’s budget – CHRAJ

By Isaac Arkoh, GNA Cape Coast, Aug. 22, GNA – Endemic corruption swallows on the average about 20 per cent of the national budget annually, the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has said. The amount represented over 300 per cent of all aid Ghana receives yearly and it translates into 25 per […]

09Aug

Resource Institutions That Fight Corruption..CHRAJ boss charges govt

Daily Graphic, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Shirley Asiedu-Addo, Cape Coast The Commissioner for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr. Joseph Whittal, has urged the government not to engage in putting up symbolic efforts in fighting corruption if it really wants to make significant strides in combating the practice. He said […]

11Jul

Commemoration Of The African Union (AU) Day Against Corruption

Commissioner of CHRAJ Mr. Joseph Whittal has queried whether Ghanaians are angry enough to proactively question owners of properties in the light of their known income. He also wondered at the outcome of investigations, arrests, and convictions of corrupt people. Commissioner Whittal expressed dissatisfaction about situations where people who are alleged to be corrupt are […]

18Jun

CHRAJ urges Ghanaians to help in the fight against corruption

By Louisa Saawortaafa Dery/Aisha Ibrahim/Eunice Obah-Lateo, GNA Accra, July 8, GNA – Mr Richard Quayson, Deputy Commissioner; Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has urged Ghanaians to holistically join the fight against corruption, “no sitting on the fence, we need to join resources together to fight a common enemy”. Mr Quayson tagged corruption […]

29May

CHRAJ clears Muntaka Mubarak of charges

CHRAJ clears Muntaka Mubarak of charges The Former Youth and Sports Minister and Member of Parliament for Asawase, Muntaka Mubarak has been cleared of all charges levelled against him by some officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Security Secutariate. The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), after comprehensively […]

10May

Soldiers’ assault on minor takes 2 years at CHRAJ…and counting

It’s been two years since a case was reported to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), against two military officers who brutally subjected a teenager to five hours of assault, on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone. CHRAJ was petitioned days after JoyNews broke the news of how the two soldiers manhandled […]