Information on whether a tribunal would hear a case today on gun smuggling [GHA14085]

Information on this specific subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB.

However, for background information on the public and military tribunals and their jurisdiction, please refer to the Question and Answer Series paper Ghana: Constitutional Democracy and the Fourth Republic of November 1992. This document is available on the REFQUEST database of Regional Documentation Centres. For further information on this subject, please refer to the attached documents.

Additional and/or corroborative information on the requested subject could not be found among the sources currently available to the DIRB in Ottawa.


Africa Watch. 31 January 1992. News From Africa Watch. Vol. 4, No. 1. "Ghana: Revolutionary Injustice: Abuse of the Legal System Under the PNDC Government." New York: Human Rights Watch.

. 14 July 1989. News From Africa Watch. "Ghana: Lawyers Detained for Commemorating Judges' Murder." York: Human Rights Watch.

Documentation, Information and Research Branch (DIRB), Immigration and Refugee Board, 4 April 1993. Response to Information Request GHA14019.

New African [London]. June 1992. "Ghana: Confessions of a Tribunal Chairman," pp. 13-14.