Information Center: 2010

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Atkinson, Andrew
November 18, 2010

Report that focuses on the economy, politics and social development of Equatorial Guinea. It describes the current government, how the economy is growing, the different sectors of the economy and the different social classes that exist in Equatorial Guinea.

October 21, 2010

UNESCO Suspends Dictator Prize After Global Protest. EG Justice and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision to suspend the prize funded by President Obiang.

October 21, 2010

An article that highlights a high profile letter sent by more than 100 African scholars and human rights activists calling on UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Prize for the Life Sciences.

August 23, 2010

An article that speculates that the African Union might consider taking on the Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences if UNESCO decides to discontinue its affiliation with the prize.

United Nations Human Rights Council
February 2, 2010

A report by the Human Rights Council that reflects upon and details Equatorial Guinea's commitment to international human rights standards in their country. Prepared for the purpose of Equatorial Guinea's Universal Periodic Review process.

August 22, 2010

An article that summarizes the August 2010 executions of four former army officers shortly after being sentenced to death by a military tribunal in Equatorial Guinea for their alleged involvement in an attack on the presidential palace in 2009.

UN Comission on Human Rights
January 7, 2010

Summary report by the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment based on his visit to Equatorial Guinea in November 2008.

April 17, 2010

EITI Board’s ousting of Equatorial Guinea from the transparency initiative is an opportunity to build a broader coalition and intensify collaboration to promote transparency, good governance, and human rights.

Freedom House
June 1, 2010

The reports are excerpted from Freedom in the World 2010, which surveys the state of freedom in 194 countries and 14 select territories. The ratings and accompanying essays are based on events from January 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009. The 17 countries and 3 territories profiled in this report are drawn from the total of 47 countries and 7 territories that are considered to be Not Free, and whose citizens endure systematic and pervasive human rights violations. Included in this report are nine countries judged to have the worst human rights conditions: Burma, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Peter O'Neil
June 8, 2010

This article analizes UNESCO's consideration of naming a prize dedicated to scientists who ʺimprove the quality of human lifeʺ after President Teodoro Obiang.

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