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Justice Adjei urges judges to protect rights of children

Mr Justice Dennis Adjei, the Director of Judicial Training Institute (JTI), has urged judges and magistrates to ensure that the rights and welfare of children are protected when they appear before courts. He noted that in the process of taking evidence judges and magistrates must ensure that children were not intimidated in any form, as …

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LRC BREAKS FOR THE YULETIDE

We wish to inform our partners and the general public that our offices will be closed from Friday, 21st December 2018 for the Christmas holidays, and resume on Monday 7th January 2019.  We are expectant that next year would be much more fruitful and brighter as we continue to ensure Human Rights and Human Dignity for all …

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Parents urged to protect the interest of their children

Mrs. Victoria Adzewodah, the Chief Superintendent of Prisons Senior Correctional Centre, has appealed to parents to come for their children after undergoing correctional changes to be able to put up their best. She said prison officers recognised the importance of cohesion and harmony between the family and the community, as the child’s welfare was a …

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Media advised to protect identity of children who break the law

Lawyer Clarke Noyoru, Project Co-ordinator of the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) has called on the media to avoid giving too much information on juveniles who had had a brush with law. He explained that some journalists though would not mention the name of minors who had had conflict with the law or had had contact …

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Justice Emile Short calls for strict enforcement of laws

Justice Emile Francis Short, the Former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights of Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has called on state institutions to ensure the enforcement of laws in the country to promote fairness. He said although the country had ratified 51 Conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and had a number of well …

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