Information Center: 02/2010
National Report Submitted in Accordance with Paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1: Equatorial Guinea
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.
Promotion and Protection of all Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, including the Right to Development: Report of the Working Group on Arbitary Detention - Equatorial Guinea
Report by the Working Group on Arbitary Detention that details the extent to which such occurrences happen in the state of Equatorial Guinea, while similaly giving recommendations and other types of analysis that could help address the problem in the given state.
Tutu Alicante provides an overview of the situation in Equatorial Guinea, highlighting the disparity between the country's high wealth and the low quality of life of most Equatoguineans.
Tutu Alicante speaks with the Pulitzer Center about the U.S. Senate investigation into money laundering by Equatoguinean government officials into the U.S. and how the case demonstrates the need for greater revenue transparency to curb corruption.
EG Justice welcomes the findings of the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations' hearing on foreign corruption in finance in the United States.
This report examines how politically powerful foreign officials, their relatives, and close associates have used the services of U.S. professionals and financial institutions to bring large amounts of suspect funds into the United States to advance their interests. Using four case histories, including Equatorial Guinea, this report shows how some foreign individuals have used U.S. lawyers, real estate and escrow agents, lobbyists, bankers, and even university officials, to circumvent U.S. anti-money laundering and anticorruption safeguards. This report also offers recommendations to stop the abuses.
Written statement submitted by Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status
Amnesty International’s reaction to the report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment on his visit to Equatorial Guinea