After enduring many years of forced evictions and substandard living conditions, the residents of Agbogbloshie and Old Fadama districts in Accra were assured by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in September of the government’s plan to end evictions in those areas, which largely comprise informal settlements and provide residents with access to essential services like schools, health centres, toilets, water, roads and drainage systems. Cookie Statement Permissions Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people in over 150 countries including Ghana.We campaign for the respect of human rights After hearing of the threat to deport Sadat to Ghana, Amnesty International USA reached out to other offices asking them to mobilise in support of Sadat. Amnesty International members in Australia are campaigning to ensure that the government meets its international human rights obligations. If you are an Amnesty International member and have questions or need support, call our Member Services team at 1-800-AMNESTY or email aimember@aiusa.org.   |   344 likes. The organization reviewed more than 120 images of corpses brought from the barracks to a local mortuary, and spoke to individuals with insider knowledge who estimated that 15-25% of those who have perished are older men. It said an estimated 11,000 Liberian and Sierra Leonean refugees were being registered for repatriation to their respective countries. The Camp brings together young people from all over the country and around the world to discussing current human rights issues which is of global and national relevance. Email: robert@amnestyghana.org. This comes with huge risks: offices have been closed, raided or spied on in several countries over the last few years. Amnesty International Ghana. Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people in over 150 countries including Ghana.We campaign for the respect of human rights Women and girls continued to suffer discrimination and violence. Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally. Amnesty International Ghana. Analysis, opinion, personal stories and more. The government made no effort to abolish the death penalty. Phone. We are funded by members and people like you. News Ghana is Ghana's leading online news portal for business in West Africa and around the World. Amnesty International has urged authorities in Côte d'Ivoire to release opposition politician Pascal Affi N'Guessan, detained since 6 November on charges of terrorism and sedition. Amnesty International UK Section Charitable Trust. Amnesty International visits/reports. Women continued to be underrepresented in public and political life and at risk of gender-based violence. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. On 26 March, the Parliament of Ghana passed into law a bill allowing citizens access to information from all public and some private institutions in Ghana. # 63, Olympics Street, Off Faanofa Street, Kokomlemle – ACCRA Mailing address: Amnesty International Ghana PMB, ACCRA-NORTH. This comes with huge risks: offices have been closed, raided or spied on in several countries in the last years.   |   Follow us on Twitter - @AmnestyWARO We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. The President … Ghana Human Rights Human Rights Concerns. Amnesty International Ghana has asked the Ghana Police Service to do better in its handling of the Takoradi kidnapping case. 344 likes. They said recent global trends had made the retention of the death penalty an anathema in a democratic culture. Report on the human rights situation covering 2019. 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Amnesty International has urged the Ghanaian authorities to halt the eviction of thousands of people living next to railway lines in the capital, Accra amid new fears that they are facing imminent forced eviction. Amnesty International estimates that, in the context of the Boko Haram crisis, at least 10,000 people have died in custody since 2011, many of them in Giwa Barracks. If you are talented and passionate about human rights then Amnesty International wants to hear from you. Amnesty International Ghana Registered office 17-25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA. They said recent global trends had made the retention of the death penalty an anathema in a democratic culture. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (03139939) and a charity registered in England and Wales (1051681) and Scotland (SC039534). No government is beyond scrutiny. sadibou.marong@amnesty.org, Office address: We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. 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