Publications


October 31, 2018

ESTABLISHING AN INDEPENDENT POLICE COMPLAINT BODY IN GHANA

This Report is the outcome of CHRI Africa’s research conducted to aid the process of establishing an independent police oversight mechanism. The Report synthesizes best practices from selected countries and recommends a good mix of factors to be taken into account when fashioning a mechanism for Ghana.

October 05, 2018

JAIL MAIL: SAFEGUARDING RIGHTS OF THE ARRESTED

October 2nd is a day about respecting the rule of law and the fundamentals of a democratic and just society, just as Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri had envisioned. To further the need to protect and safeguard the rights of accused persons, CHRI puts forth two publications.

October 02, 2018

Legal Aid (Hindi) 2018

Police and You Know Your Rights: Legal Aid (Hindi) 2018

October 02, 2018

Police Interrogation and Questioning (Hindi) 2018

Police and You Know Your Rights: Police Interrogation and Questioning (Hindi) 2018

October 02, 2018

First Information Report (Hindi) 2018

Police and You Know Your Rights: First Information Report (Hindi) 2018

October 02, 2018

Arrest and Detention (Hindi) 2018

Police and You Know Your Rights: Arrest and Detention (Hindi) 2018

October 02, 2018

Victims of Sexual Offences (Hindi ) 2018

Police and You Know Your Rights: Victims of Sexual Offences (Hindi)

September 26, 2018

Submission to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG)

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) joined by the undersigned Commonwealth, international, and regional civil society groups draw the attention of CMAG to the number of indiscriminate killings, arbitrary arrests, detention without recourse to justice, and torture in Cameroon.

September 26, 2018

Criminal Procedure Bench book for Kenya

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative had produced an early draft of the Kenyan Manual for Katiba Institute. Eventually the project was taken under the wing of the Kenyan Judiciary, who raised the necessary funding.

September 24, 2018

EASIER SAID THAN DONE REPORT FOR THE 38TH SESSION OF UNHRC

Pledges and Performance: Holding Commonwealth members to account at HRC Since the inception of the Human Rights Council (HRC), the Easier Said Than Done (ESTD) series has reviewed Commonwealth member states’ performance at the HRC.