Information Center: 2008

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Amnesty International
January 1, 2008

2008 report written by Amnesty International that offers a succinct analysis of the various human rights issues that are currently perplexing the state of Equatorial Guinea. Special attention is given to issues revolving around the following: arbitrary arrests, torture, unfair trials, the death penalty, and housing (forced evictions).

United Nations Human Rights Council
February 18, 2008

A summary of the findings of the Human Right Council's Working Group on Arbitrary Detention's visit to Equatorial Guinea July 8-13, 2007.

EG Justice
May 1, 2008

This policy paper assesses Equatorial Guinea’s 2006 Oil Law, how its provisions hinder intra-governmental and public oversight and accountability; and how, as a whole, it fails to promote the type of transparency espoused by the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative. It also offers succinct and constructive recommendations to the EG government to address the current deficiencies in the law.

Voice of America
Kari Barber
June 24, 2008

A video that highlights the significant gap in standards of living between rich and poor in Equatorial Guinea.

EG Justice
Tutu Alicante
December 31, 2008

The end of a year is an appropriate time to reflect on our work and commemorate our achievements.  The past year was a momentous one for EG Justice, and we have many reasons to celebrate.

August 28, 2008

Executive Director of EG Justice, Tutu Alicante, spoke to Oxfam-USA’s change leader about the need for transparency in Equatorial Guinea to combat the resource curse.

Amnesty International
January 1, 2008

Document summarizes the various prohibitions that the government of Equatorial Guinea has towards expressions of freedom. These include an emphasis on the opposition politary party (Convergence for Social Democracy), opinions and an independent media.

February 29, 2008

Documents the hardships caused by the lack of access to potable water and sanitation, and highlight a project implemented by UNICEF and ExxonMobil to provide schools access to clean water.

March 1, 2008

This article assesses the nutritional status and the prevalence of anemia among Equatoguinean children in a nationally representative sample and identifies the risk factors associated with the nutritional problems detected. Concludes that stunting and anemia are public health problems in Equatorial Guinea and that integrated strategies, including fighting poverty and improving maternal education, should be undertaken.

United Nations Human Rights Council
May 28, 2008

This report supplements the main report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers to the Human Rights Council. It reflects specific situations alleged to be affecting the independence of the judiciary or violating the right to a fair trial in 62 countries. Further, it presents any replies received from the Government of the country concerned in response to specific allegations together with the Special Rapporteur’s comments and observations.

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