The Fee on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has urged stability staff imposing lockdown to training restraint in the use of power on people who flout the directive.
Whilst commending authorities for having methods to curb the unfold of the coronavirus, CHRAJ stated media reviews of abuse and torture meted out to some residents in Accra and Kumasi by stability staff for allegedly violating the lockdown regulations are worrying.
that the state finds by itself in an crisis circumstance necessitating the
curtailment of particular elementary rights and freedoms. Even so, it should be
similarly emphasised that, in the function of an crisis like what persists in
Ghana, human dignity cannot be curtailed or “traded off”.
“…CHRAJ wishes to suggest the higher command of the
stability companies to just take the important actions to fortify the skilled
expectations and bahaviour of security personnel to guarantee that they work
within the ambit of the Constitution…,” a assertion signed by Commissioner,
Joseph Whittal explained.
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