• Thousands At Risk of Losing Their Homes in Accra, Ghana This week, WITNESS, and other land and housing rights organizations, signed a public statement demanding a stop to the planned forced eviction of thousands in Ghana’s capital city Accra. The signature campaign was organized here at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal. Ryan Schlief February 10, 2011
  • The TRC report is in Sierra Leone! Hey everyone Gavin returned from Ghana with thousands of copies of the TRC report on Sunday and it has surely already been delivered to the President! I am strategizing next steps, since as I mentioned the White Paper was not what we were hoping for and Angie and I wont go to Washington DC or […] WITNESS July 29, 2005
  • Govt Issues the White Paper So in a surprise turn of events, following commitments from the Chairperson of the TRC who went to Ghana with Gavin to get the printers rolling that the TRC report would be in his hands in July, the government issued a document they are calling a White Paper.  The response from the TRC working group […] WITNESS July 12, 2005
  • Meeting with Angie Hey everyone Angie and I met recently when she was in New York and I updated her on the TRC project. She is still willing and interested to return in Sierra Leone with us in late July or early August to help herald the published White Paper from the President!  She is checking to see […] WITNESS June 15, 2005
  • Snafu on timelines OK so I just got word from my trusty colleague Gavin. He is in Ghana as you may recall; we flew him there to jumpstart the printing process so we can get the TRC report into the President’s hands. We were told it would be with the President by the end of May, but that […] WITNESS June 1, 2005
  • The report/meeting with the AG/CNN Hey there Today was a big day…. Our colleague Gavin Simpson is in Ghana with the printers now and I expect a report momentarily as to when he will be returning with the report in hand to deliver to the President, at which point the two week countdown to delivery of the White Paper begins! […] WITNESS May 24, 2005
  • Update Hey everyone First, another shout out to you all for your tremendous support and words of encouragement! It really is amazing to know that people are listening and inspired and caring. The word from our team in Freetown is that they are headed to Ghana to return with the TRC report by the end of […] WITNESS May 20, 2005