Human Rights

Pipeline to prison: How Ghana’s legal system punishes the poor

In August 2015, Kwabena Huletey, a farmer at Mangoase, a village in the Eastern Region, woke up to the lifeless body of his live-in...

CHRAJ investigates alleged human rights violations at Ada over Electrochem lease

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has opened investigations into claims of violation of the rights of some residents of Ada...

Radio Ada journalist released after a week in remand over ‘’false news’’

The Tema Circuit Court has granted the Deputy Station Coordinator of Radio Ada, Noah Narh Dameh, a GHC60,000 bail. Noah was released on April 6,...

Abduction, rape and impregnation: the story of child brides

For fear of victimization, the names of the victims and their parents have been changed Before primary class six pupil Agartha...

Husband of pregnant woman shot in her sleep found guilty of attempted murder

A seven-member jury has found Effort Dankwa guilty of attempted murder for shooting his pregnant wife in her sleep. Benita Dankwa...

Hope and Despair: Burkina Faso’s displaced persons in Ghana

Under the scorching sun in a displaced people’s camp in the Upper East Region, toddlers gather around a mortar and...

The boy called ‘no one cares’: How police rescued nine trafficked children in Dambai

It is 12 a.m. at Adakope, a fishing community in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti region. Dark police boots...

“Stop requesting information from the assembly; we won’t provide it” — Ada West DCE rubbishes RTI law

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ada West in the Greater Accra Region, Sampson Tetteh Kpankpa, has told a journalist...

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