11Dec

CHRAJ set to shut down witch camps by Dec 20

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Source: adomonline.com The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, (CHRAJ) says it is working to reintegrate alleged witches in some witch camps in the Northern region back into society. As Ghana joins the world to mark Human Rights Day today, Commissioner of CHRAJ, Joseph Whittal has disclosed the reintegration would be done […]

11Dec

GH¢1.80 for daily meals of prisoners woefully inadequate – CHRAJ director

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com| Rafiq Salam Date: 10-12-2019   The Upper West regional director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has stated that the GH¢1.80 allotted for feeding inmates in Ghana’s prisons is woefully inadequate.   Sidik Ubeidu made the statement when he led officials of CHRAJ to inspect facilities at the Wa prison […]

06Dec

CHRAJ awards ¢40k to 4 minors brutalised by soldiers

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com  Date: 04-12-2019 The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has asked three soldiers who brutalised four minors over a stolen laptop to pay compensation to the victims.   In its ruling, CHRAJ gave the soldiers three months to pay the victims ¢10,000 each for their salary.   The victims are also to benefit from […]

10Sep

We’ve enough laws to deal with corruption–CHRAJ

September 10, 2019 The Eastern Regional Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Stephen Okpoti Mensah has maintained that there are enough laws to deal with corruption and corruption-related issues. “Since independence, the country has passed many laws to deal with corrupt practices and corruption-related issues, notable among them is the […]

20Aug

Zongo Chiefs Schooled on Rights of Girls, Women

Ghanaian times, Thurday 15, 2019 By Bernard Benghan Members of the National Council of Zongo Chiefs are attending a two-day workshop on the promotion of fundamental human rights of women and girls living in Moslem communities. The workshop, which began in Accra yesterday is being organised by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice […]

30Jul

N/R: CHRAJ drags Sagnarigu MCE, NPP Chairman to court over contempt

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in the Northern Region has dragged the Municipal Chief Executive of the Sagnarigu Municipal Assembly, Marriam Iddrisu and the New Patriotic Party Northern Regional Chairman, Mohammed Bantima Samba to the Tamale High Court for contempt against it after the two repeatedly refused to respond to subpoena served […]

29Jul

CHRAJ secures bail for boy 15, who spent one year in prison

The Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has secured bail for a 15-year-old boy who has been remanded into prison custody for about one year. The suspect, Issah Yakubu was arrested by the Gambaga police in August 2018, for allegedly leading a gang to steal a motorbike. He denied knowledge of the crime […]

04Jul

Tamale: Man wrongly sentenced freed after CHRAJ’s intervention

Post source : Maxwell Suuk | citinewsroom.com | Ghana When ex-convict Hamza Osman was freed from the Tamale Central Prisons, he first gazed up to the sky, smiled broadly and headed off to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in Tamale to bid them goodbye. “I don’t want to sleep in Tamale again,” […]

06Jun

ARAP Awarded for Supporting Ghana’s Anti-Corruption Efforts

Credit: ARAP Published 05/06/2019     ARAP, FIIAPP and the EU Delegation to Ghana are proud to have received an award during the West Africa Regional Consultation of National Human Rights, held in Accra last week.   In recognition of ARAP’s ongoing support to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in promoting human rights […]

01Apr

RTI law will help CHRAJ actualise its vision – Director

RTI law will help CHRAJ actualise its vision – Director By Afedzi Abdullah/ Isaac Asirifi, GNA Cape Coast, March 29, GNA – The passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law would go a long way to help the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) actualise its vision of ensuring accountability, […]