Ghana – Refugee/Asylum Information

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION AND GRANT OF REFUGEE STATUS, APPEALS, ETC.

APPLICATION FOR REFUGEE STATUS

•Any person who is within the boundaries of Ghana, whether he entered lawfully or unlawfully who wishes to remain in Ghana as a refugee within the meaning of this Law shall within 14 days of his entry into Ghana or such further period as the Board may allow, make an application for recognition asa refugee to the Board through the nearest immigration officer at his point of entry, through any immigration officer, a police officer or through the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Ghana.

• The officer through whom or the office through which the application is made shall within 7 days of the receipt of the application, forward the application, together with any documents or other information which the applicant is able to provide in support of the application, to the Board.

• The Board shall consider every application referred to it within 30 days of the receipt of the application and shall within the 30 days or thereafter make such inquiry or investigation as the Board thinks necessary into the application and may for the purpose of its investigation, invite the applicant to appear before it.

• After its investigation, the Board may recognise or refuse to recognise the applicant as a refugee; and shall notify the applicant of its decision in writing.http://www.grb.gov.gh/Refugee%20Law

Where to Start if you are in GHANA?


CONTACT

Address:          The Executive Secretary, Ghana Refugee Board, Ministry of the Interior, P.O. Box M42, Accra

Location:          No. 10, Ojeene Crescent, Dzorwulu, Accra

Tel:                  +233 0302784372, +233 307038502, +233 307038503

Website:          http://www.grb.gov.gh/

E-mail:            info@grb.gov.ghhttps://www.mint.gov.gh/agencies/ghana-refugee-board/#:~:text=The%20Ghana%20Refugee%20Board%20(GRB,management%20of%20the%20refugee%20programme.

You can also go to the local immigration office in Accra, Ghana and ask for assistance. HeadQuarters of Ghana Immigration:

Address: John Kasavubu Rd, Accra, GhanaHours: Closed ⋅ Opens 8AM FriPhone+233 30 222 4445

What is “State Sponsored Terrorism” – Click box for info & Videos

THIS WEBSITE IS A RESOURCE OF ALL THE EVIDENCE YOU WILL NEED TO SUPPORT YOUR ASYLUM CLAIM – YOU WILL NEED TO WRITE OR TALK ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT WHEN YOU PRESENT YOURSELF AT THE COUNTRY OF CHOICE. ATTORNEYS WILL BE PROVIDED TO YOU FOR FREE. DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING.

State-sponsored terrorism is government support of violent non-state actors engaged in terrorism. Because of the pejorative nature of the word, the identification of particular examples are usually subject to political dispute and different definitions of terrorism. Wikipedia

The United States Considers the following:

Evidence of State Sponsored Terrorism under Trump Administration during Summer – Fall of 2020:

Proud Boys statement during the debates: “Stand back & Standby

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I do not own the rights to this video, it is only being used for public consumption and is taken from the public domain.
I do not own the rights to this video, it is only being used for public consumption and is taken from the public domain.
I do not own the rights to this video, it is only being used for public consumption and is taken from the public domain.
I do not own the rights to this video, it is only being used for public consumption and is taken from the public domain.
I do not own the rights to this video, it is only being used for public consumption and is taken from the public domain.

https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/local/proud-boys-leader-arrested-dc-destruction-of-property-black-lives-matter-signs/65-eedde355-b8bc-4838-9608-6c9cafb0bb67

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/518992-trump-says-proud-boys-should-stand-down-after-backlash-to-debate?fbclid=IwAR3vD2fFWu7E0IuRj4Su6FI-Dsl1hUuiTan53Y4o1_HW1RcW50xrmKCI7GQ

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/06/02/demands-trump-removal-grow-fascist-speech-condemned-declaration-war-against-us

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/01/politics/donald-trump-race-police/index.html?fbclid=IwAR1jFvtsDt4O6NMkySyD1xeNOhXae99ShFaQ6TBmmQ-6GPYTBWJCeg-ohKw

Klan in the Police: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2016/10/11/yesterdays-ku-klux-klan-members-are-todays-police-officers-councilwoman-says/?fbclid=IwAR2I8V250mwG0VSFCsPiJ8Hyg3BdcjnwBdQMJ1red8M7ZsTa3SN81sSdcMI

https://www.texastribune.org/2020/06/01/austin-police-george-floyd-mike-ramos/?fbclid=IwAR0WBstIWrpHNiO1WrPEaLL6MWDQ3pYj1silJbvTfRLup_5RbyIib_5ojbA

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/disturbing-texts-between-oregon-police-far-right-group-prompts-investigation-n972161?fbclid=IwAR3xcqvlmfbQUQ9jp59y2Omj2EzPWpfHs1MLd1LNqisczZs6xg8lF-gNwQo

https://www.al.com/news/2020/05/mayoral-candidate-in-rural-alabama-campaigns-on-public-hangings-for-drug-dealers.html?fbclid=IwAR1AeeryVfhdqkdO6YF7sRtsC9rwxuGiT7zDfLF9QE36aVKF4L76k5AG9cM#incart_push

Police Mull Over 60 Protestors: 

https://www.vice.com/en/article/qj48qv/3-young-white-guys-with-a-machete-beat-up-a-nonwhite-protester-in-minneapolis?fbclid=IwAR2trdj1-g01WWJBzxsTplQ0C9ByRWkdnZfrkNBvaJjBuiLo57Mt9hrmgaM

Police officer talks about using his car to hit protestors after George Flyod Lynching – caught on body cam: https://www.dailydot.com/irl/bpd-cop-brags-about-hitting-protesters-with-car/?fbclid=IwAR3AMEFiyDBIABjF1zwLmXFqQuoGwyrPPg4XBChn9Nbe3hKDliULnZEgfGY

https://www.businessinsider.com/police-rioted-george-floyd-riots-justifying-protests-2020-6?fbclid=IwAR0nc-6OsH0XLucb2oCwZobvwzPw-4NubkoHWW1nDSo-lMbd0LwW6vf6GkQ

SOME POWERFUL OTHER VOICES TO SUPPORT YOUR CLAIMS:

 Former General Mattis Rebukes Trump. https://www.npr.org/2020/06/04/869255813/former-defense-secretary-mattis-issues-stunning-rebuke-of-trump

General Mattis thinks Trump is Threat to U.S. Constitution: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/06/james-mattis-denounces-trump-protests-militarization/612640/

America’s Democracy is on Edge: https://www.brookings.edu/president/americas-democracy-on-the-edge/

Trump and the Threat to Democracy: https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/democrats/2019/12/10/trump-and-the-threat-to-democracy/

U.N. Sets us Inquiry into Racism after George Floyd Death: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-minneapolis-police-protests-un/u-n-sets-up-inquiry-into-racism-after-george-floyd-death-idUSKBN23Q2GE

A Plan to Take the George Floyd Case to the U.N. Highlights a Decades-Old Tension Between Civil Rights and Human Rights: https://time.com/5850623/malcolm-x-human-rights/

Human RIghts Watch: United States Events 2019: https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2020/country-chapters/united-states

Human Rights Watch: George Floyds Killing and the Black Lives Lost: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/06/01/george-floyds-killing-and-black-lives-lost

Human Rights Watch: The U.S. Commits the Same Abuses as it Does Aboard.

https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/06/29/us-commits-same-abuses-it-condemns-abroad

UN Rights Body Should Create International Inquiry into Systemic Racism and Police Violence in the US

https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/06/18/un-rights-body-should-create-international-inquiry-systemic-racism-and-police

UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

https://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/

We as human beings have a universal human right to life. The link above is the universal, global law on human rights, please review and we can discuss this in the comments if necessary.

https://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CCPR.aspx

The document above is the OHCHR – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

OUR MAIN ISSUE WITH BEING OFFICIALLY ‘DEEMED’ AN ASYLEE – It’s highly political y’all…ijs

As Black Americans, one of our issues will be that we have never, and I mean never, been granted “asylum” status for fleeing the USA from persecution. After the George Floyd Lynching, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a petition with the United Nations (U.N.) . This next article is the ACLU’s response to the U.N. https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/aclu-comment-un-passage-resolution-police-brutality https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/aclu-comment-un-passage-resolution-police-brutality

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What is Persecution?

Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another individual or group. The most common forms are religious persecution, racism and political persecution, though there is naturally some overlap between these terms. Wikipedia

For Black Americans, persecution can look like this:

https://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/details-sparse-in-new-mexico-state-police-killing-of-unarmed-black-man/article_3fb7c596-24fa-11eb-8edf-0bc5c6bc95bd.html

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/08/us/ohio-police-shooting-casey-goodson/index.html

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ohio-mayor-calls-fatal-police-shooting-black-man-stunning-disregard-n1252304?fbclid=IwAR2smks3FRk0cHCJGj7GhQ9dDRt0pc4AIxjcABkb-r0AyganeeHZqcSWpyk

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/opendemocracyuk/george-floyd-was-lynched/

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-minneapolis-police-protests/george-floyds-brother-decries-a-modern-day-lynching-in-testimony-to-congress-idUSKBN23H1NB

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2020/06/history-of-lynching-violent-deaths-reflect-brutal-american-legacy/

AP News Picture: https://apnews.com/article/0eeb28e505231ce153c60559c921f5d3

ACLU African American Expat African American Global Travel African Americans Abroad Aslyum Asylum seeker Black Exit Black Expat Black Foodie Black Living Abroad Black Love Black Travel Abroad Civil Unrest in USA Excessive Abuse Exodus Expat Exit Harriet Tubman Living Abroad migrant rights Persecution Police Brutality Protection Proud Boys Seattle Times refugee Safety Simple living terrorism Travel Underground Railroad United Nations