CHRAJ calls for decriminalisation of petty offences By Benjamin Adamafio Commey/Emmanuel Todd, GNA Accra, April 18, GNA – The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has called on stakeholders in the Criminal Justice System to decriminalise and declassify petty offences in order to meet the Africa Charter on Humans and Peoples’ Rights. It […]
Major Groups and other Stakeholders: Concerted Approach To Implement SDGs, Agenda 2063 “The session heard a variety of speakers, including the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and UN-DESA. Distinguished speakers from various backgrounds were present such as Commissioner Joseph Whittal, Chairperson of the Ghana Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice.
By Gloria Owusu Mensah and Dorcas Tiwaa Addai A 5-day training workshop is being organised by CHRAJ in collaboration with EU-ARAP programme for 56 CHRAJ officers in Akosombo in the Eastern Region. The 56 participants made up of Directors and Senior Officers drawn from the Head Office, Regional and Sub-Regional offices of the CHRAJ are […]
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, […]
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) was established in 1993 under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana by Act 456.
Date: Mar 22 , 2019 , 08:24 BY: Caroline Boateng & Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson – Daily Graphic/Graphic Online Two service women of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) who were dismissed in 2013 and 2014 for getting pregnant have been reinstated. Fire Woman (FW) Thelma Hammond and FW Grace Fosu’s reinstatement comes after a long […]
March 15, 2019 PRESS STATEMENT – POLICE BRUTALITY The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has received with great exasperation information on assault on three Ghanaian Times Journalists by police officers in Accra and vehemently condemns the act. Two of the mandates of the Commission include the promotion and protection of the fundamental […]
Date: Mar 11 , 2019 , 08:24 BY: Ezekiel E. Sottie The Yilo Krobo and Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Director for Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, (CHRAJ), Mr Benjamin Awumey, has asked the government to resource and equip the mandated institutions that fight corruption for them to perform their mandate. He said institutions […]
By Samuel Akumatey, GNA Ho, Feb. 26, GNA Mr Charles Ayamdoo, Director of Anti-Corruption at the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to lead the anti-corruption campaign. He asked them to use roles and objectives outlined in the ten-year National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP), which […]
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