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The Right to Information law increasing accountability was adopted. The President commuted death sentences into life imprisonment, but courts continued to hand down death sentences, and prison conditions remained deplorable. Attacks against journalists were reported; one journalist was killed and...
Africa Human Rights Defenders and Activists

Ghana: Fear of refoulement

Abdel Hakim Ben Amer Abubaker, a Libyan national; his wife and four children, Sudanese nationals: The above are currently being held at Accra Airport and there is concern that they may be forcibly returned to Libya. Abdel Hakim Ben Amer Abubaker, a Libyan opposition activist, fled Libya in 1989,...