Source: myjoyonline.com - A gunman believed to be mentally ill who was jailed 10 years after plotting to shoot President Mahama in church is gathering more sympathy and defense than the living President, a lawyer with the governing party, NDC, has expressed with shock.
Source: kasapafmonline.com - The case in which an assassination attempt was made on President John Mahama has assumed international dimension, as a UK-trained Ghanaian international lawyer Godwin Adjei-Gyamfi has petitioned Amnesty International-UK over the matter.
Source: citifmonline.com - Government will have to suspend collecting TV license fees until the case involving the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the Former Chief Executive Officer of the Volta River Authority (GRA), Dr. Wereko-Brobby is settled, a Legal Practitioner has said.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Human Rights Division of the High Court will, on Friday, July 31, 2015, decide whether or not to entertain a suit challenging the government’s engagement of West Blue Ghana Limited for the implementation of the Single Window and Risk Management System project at the country’s ports.
Source: myjoyonline.com - Parliament has pardoned and discharged Prof. Alex Dodoo, a lecturer at the School of Medicine and Dentistry of the University of Ghana for the contemptuous comments he made against Members of Parliament.
Source: myjoyonline.com - Former Hitz FM presenter Blakk Rasta is likely to appear before the Bar of the House for his wee smoking comment against Members of Parliament.
In a subtle attempt to make a scapegoat of the presenter, he would be made to stand in the Chamber of the House throughout the proceedings and made to apologise for the comment.
Source: GNA - A total of six thousand land cases are pending before Lower and High Courts in the Central Region, former President of the Central Regional House of Chiefs, Nana Kwame Nkyi has disclosed.
Source: GNA - The acting Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Richard Quayson has expressed concerns about the unprofessional conducts of some health professionals at the various health facilities.
This, he said is undermining the human rights of patients.
Source: mediaexcelghana.com - The High Court (Fast Track Division) Wednesday asked former President Jerry Rawlings to mediate a breach of contract dispute between a taxi driver and a microfinance company.
Source: myjoyonline.com - Freed reporter for The Enquirer, Felix Nyaaba plans to sue the state for Gh¢2 million as compensation after he was wrongfully sentenced to three years for indecently assaulting a five-year-old girl.
He also wants the Chief Justice to reprimand judges such as Sedina Agbemava for wrongful convictions.
Source: Daily Guide Ghana - The intergrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) has stated that though water is part of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets, 50 percent of Ghana’s population lacks access to safe water.
According to the policy think-tank, access to potable water which has been described by the United Nations (UN) as a human right has rather become a scarce annuity in some parts of the rural areas.
Source: kasapafmonline.com - The 2016 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the fight against corruption across many sectors of the economy can be defeated only if anti-corruption agencies are empowered.
Akufo-Addo argues that the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice(CHRAJ) for instance must be given the backing not just to carry out investigations but also to prosecute.
Source: GNA - The Tema Chapter of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has condemned and demanded justice for the beating of Mr Michael Cregg Afful, the Tema Correspondent of Oman FM by some soldiers at Ashaiman.
"...the Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD) has sued three domestic airlines Antrak Air, Starbow Airlines and Africa World Airlines for discriminating against persons with disabilities by way of refusing to sell flight tickets to them."
“But if they insist it is his fundamental human right to access education and reside anywhere, then it could happen that one day the parents would meet an empty room, without knowing who to ask or blame of the whereabouts of their son.”
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