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, […]


Protect kids against harmful cultural practices – Parents charged

August 14, 2019 Director of Public Education at the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) Nana Yamfoa Amua-Sekyi has urged parents to up their game in parental responsibility and desist from allowing their children partake in harmful cultural practices like child marriage. She further tasked parents to not neglect their children to wander […]


Dismissed GCB staff petition CHRAJ

Date: Aug 12 , 2019  BY: Caroline Boateng Thirty-six former staff of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), dismissed in April this year, have petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) for wrongful and unfair dismissal. They want CHRAJ not to only declare the termination of their employment contracts as unfair, wrong and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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,” […]


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 […]


Creative arts urged to embark on anti-corruption projects

Last Updated: Jun 23 , 2019 , 11:15 | Date: Jun 23 , 2019 , 11:15 BY: Daily Graphic The Greater Accra Regional Director of CHRAJ, Ms Mary Nartey, has tasked those in the creative arts industry to use their talents to fight corruption. This is because they have the ability to influence people’s behaviours and attitudes […]