Information Center: 2012
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) plans today to award a controversial prize funded by African dictator Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea.
Wanted on money-laundering charges in France, Teodorin Nguema Obiang Mangue, son of the 70-year-old President of Equatorial Guinea, is the poster child of Africa's kleptocratic political elites. On July 13, French authorities issued a warrant for his arrest.
Rights groups on Monday denounced UNESCO's plans to award a science prize financed by Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema as "shameful" and "utterly irresponsible".
Human rights groups have denounced plans by a UN agency to award a science prize sponsored by Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.
Thanks to nearly 80 generous supporters, we raised over $7,500 to produce “Obi’s Nightmare,” an artistic and satirical graphic novel that challenges the oppressive regime in Equatorial Guinea!
The US State Department has released its 2011 country report on human rights for Equatorial Guinea.
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The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president spent $315m between 2004 and 2011 on mansions, cars, luxury goods and memorabilia, including Michael Jackson’s “white crystal-covered ‘Bad Tour’ glove”, according to the US department of justice.
The US Department of Justice filed an amended complaint attempting to seize more than $70 million worth of goods that belong to President Obiang's oldest son, Teodorin, which he allegedly purchased using fraud, corruption, and money laundering.
Amended complaint submitted by the Asset Forfeiture division of the US Department of Justice which seeks to seize Michael Jackson memorabilia, a mansion in Malibu, and a Ferrari, all belonging to the oldest son of President Teodoro Obiang, Teodorin. The complaint alleges that Teodorin purchased the defendent articles using illegally laundered funds that he obtained through fraud and corruption.