30Oct

10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF OMBUDSMAN INSTITUTIONS FOR THE ARMED FORCES HELD

The 10th International Conference of Ombudsman Institutions for the Armed Forces (ICOAF) has been held in South Africa to promote the exchange of experiences and the deepening of cooperation among Ombudsman institutions. The Conference, which was jointly hosted by the South African Military Ombudsman and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of the Armed […]

02Oct

WORKSHOP ON THE LUANDA GUIDELINES HELD FOR POLICE AND PRISONS OFFICERS

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), in collaboration with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) and African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF),has organised a workshop to sensitise and train senior officers of the Police and Prisons Services on the ACHPR’s Guidelines on Conditions of Arrest, police custody and pre-trial […]

02Oct

THE 2nd AFRICAN ANTI-CORRUPTION DIALOGUE – ARUSHA, TANZANIA

The 2nd African Anti-Corruption Dialogue Is Currently Underway In Arusha-Tanzania 2nd – 4th october, 2018. Commissioner Of CHRAJ Joseph Whittal And Director Anti-Corruption Charles Ayamdoo Are In Attendance. The theme for the three-day Anti-corruption Dialogue of all National Anti-corruption Agencies (ACAs) in Africa is “Towards the Development of an African Anti-corruption Measurement.” Being held at Mount […]

15Aug

Visit By The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) To The Commission On Human Rights And Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) GHANA

Ghana’s Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice in July and August 2018 hosted two separate delegations from the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission on learning visits to Accra. The delegations were expected to acquire knowledge on best practices in relation to raising awareness and educating Zimbabweans on their fundamental human rights and freedoms, promoting and […]

31Jul

NANHRI Engages CHRAJ On LGBTI Rights

A delegation from the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) has paid a two-day working visit to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on a follow-up exercise to assess the extent to which CHRAJ has integrated responses to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) – related violence and […]

22Jul

PRESS STATEMENT- POLICE BRUTALITY

July 21, 2018 PRESS STATEMENT The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has viewed with shock a horrendous video circulating on social media of a police officer assaulting a nursing mother on the premises of Midland Savings and Loans Limited in Accra and strongly condemns the act in no uncertain terms. Information gathered […]

04Jun

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 […]