17Sep

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 come on the heels of the incident that took place during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election, which led to the setting up of the Commission of Inquiry chaired by Emile Francis Short.

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