Fight against corruption is achievable – Mr Quayson

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Source: ghananewsagency.org Mr Richard Quayson, the Deputy Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has said progress reports received since 2015 had shown that the fight against corruption in the country was achievable. He said after the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP) five years ago the […]


Enforce anti-corruption laws – Anna Bossman tells prosecuting agencies

Date: Dec 03 , 2019  BY: Justice Agbenorsi – Graphic Online Ghana’s Ambassador to France, Ms Anna Bossman, has urged independent state prosecuting and investigative agencies to focus more on the implementation and enforcement of anti-corruption laws to root out corruption in the country.   She said the focus on creating awareness and capacity building […]


CHRAJ, iWatch Africa join forces to empower journalists

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has partnered iWatch Africa, a not-for-profit organization that draws on their expertise in data and investigative journalism and data visualization, to fight corruption and human rights abuse in Ghana. The project, ‘Leveraging the power of data and digital tools to Stop Human Rights Abuse – An […]


CHRAJ Issues Advisory On Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment

Background The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has followed recent media reports of alleged torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (hereinafter generally referred to as “torture”) meted out to two journalists of an online media platform in Ghana, ModernGhana, for their alleged involvement in cyber-crimes. These media reports […]


Pass Public Officers Conduct Bill; CHRAJ urges govt

Date: Sep 02 , 2019 BY: Caroline Boateng The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has asked the government to re-table the Conduct of Public Officers Bill in Parliament for passage.   The commission said doing that would show the government’s commitment to the fight against corruption, so that it would not be […]


Probing suspended PPA boss not tough at all – CHRAJ

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | Oswald Azumah| oswald.azumah@myjoyonline.com Date: 27-08-2019 Time: 06:08:05:am The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) says it is ready to begin full probe into allegations of conflict of interest against the suspended Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA).   According to the Chairman of the Commission, Joseph Whittal, the case is […]


Leaders of Zongo communities sensitised to human rights, freedoms

Date: Aug 16 , 2019  BY: Philip Boateng Kessie The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), in collaboration with the National Council of Zongo Chiefs, has organised a two-day sensitisation forum on protection and enforcement of fundamental human rights and freedoms in the society.   The purpose of the forum, held in Accra, […]


CHRAJ Participates in a Technical Workshop on SOGIE-related Complaints Handling, Investigations and Documentation (CID)

The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI), a regional membership organisation of African NHRIs based in Nairobi Kenya is organising a technical workshop on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) for representatives of NHRIs and SOGIE-related Civil Society Organisations. The workshop which is slated for July 23 – 25 is being […]


WAPCAS Donates Computers And Accessories To CHRAJ And Signs MOU To Boost Human Rights Intervention Programmes

Officials of the Ghana West Africa Program to Combat AIDS and STI (WAPCAS) have donated computers and accessories to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ). The items which included one laptop computer, ten desktop computers, ten Uninterruptible Power Supply Systems, and eleven printers were handed over to the Commission under the Global […]


CHRAJ Hosts Gambian Human Rights Commission Members

Commission Members of the Gambian Human Rights Commission are on a three – day study tour to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to acquaint themselves with best practices to enable them appreciate opportunities and challenges of National Human Rights Institutions. The five Commission Members led by Mr. Emmanuel Daniel Joof, Chairperson […]