Tagged as: freedom

IN CONVERSATION WITH UMENZEAKOR, NNAEMEKA KEVIN

Umenzeakor, Nnaemeka Kevin was born in Onitsha, Nigeria. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science from  Anambra State University (now Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University), Nigeria in 2012.  He travelled to Germany for his master’s degree in European  Studies  and obtained it in 2020. He’s so passionate about law, public

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What Has The African Union Done For You? Pt II; Rights

WHICH RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED? The ‘African Charter on Human and People’s Rights’ (1981) recognises many civil and political rights, including: – The right to freedom from discrimination – The right to life – The right to freedom from slavery – The right to freedom from mistreatment – The right to

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Can Shackling Someone Help Solve Their Mental Health Problems? (Ghana)

In Ghana, people suffering from mental health problems have historically been sent to prayer camps as a method of treatment. In these prayer camps, they are often shackled to trees and left there.  Sometimes for years on end. The year 2017, the government of Ghana pledged to enforce a ban

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