Information Center: 01/2012

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January 22, 2012

Interview with Tutu Alicante on BBC about corruption in the African Cup of Nations hosted by Equatorial Guinea.  

U.S. Department of Justice
January 23, 2012

Claimants, Ebony Shine International Ltd. and Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, request dismissal of Complaint for Forfeiture In Rem and a hearing on foreign law.

U.S. Department of Justice
January 20, 2012

Claimants Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue's and Sweetwater Malibu, LLC's motion to dismiss First Amended Verified Complaint For Forfeiture in Rem on grounds that the Amended Complaint does not state sufficient factual allegations.

EG Justice
January 13, 2012

Oil-rich Equatorial Guinea co-hosts (with Gabon) the Africa Cup of Nations from January 21 to February 12, 2012, but the tournament is overshadowed by a history of human rights abuses and corruption.

Le Monde
Anthony Hernandez
January 25, 2012

President Teodoro Obiang is using Equatorial Guinea as a host of the Africa Cup of Nations to have international recognition despite the constant human rights violations, and politic situation of this country.   

Mail & Guardian Online
Tutu Alicante
January 25, 2012

President Teodoro Obiang is diverting Equatorial Guinea's finite resources away from fighting poverty and inequality to host a football tournament despite the fact that people still lack running water, electricity or functioning hospitals.

January 13, 2012

A coalition of more than 30 civil society organizations, including EG Justice, has sent a letter to every member of Congress asking them not to amend the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Daily Nation
Kamua Mutunga
January 27, 2012

Equatorial Guinea, co-host of the African Cup of Nations, is showing off its oil wealth amidst festering poverty.

Human Rights Watch
January 12, 2012

Human Rights Watch's 2012 world report includes a chapter on human rights abuses, democracy and socioeconomic problems in Equatorial Guinea.

Piers Edwards
January 24, 2012

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, son of Equatorial Guinea's president, honoured his promise and payed the Nations Cup co-hosts' squad $1 million dollars. This action created serious concern within non-governmental organizations such as EG Justice and ONE.

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