Information Center: 2012

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Science Insider
Martin Enserink
July 16, 2012

Three researchers will be awarded the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in the Life Sciences on July 17 despite opposition to the award from a broad coalition of human rights organizations, scientists, and health experts.

All Gov
Noel Brinkerhoff
July 17, 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.

Vivienne Walt
July 16, 2012

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.

Agence France Press
July 16, 2012

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".

July 16, 2012

Human rights groups have denounced plans by a UN agency to award a science prize sponsored by Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

EG Justice
EG Justice
May 29, 2012

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! 

US Department of State
US Department of State
May 24, 2012

The US State Department has released its 2011 country report on human rights for Equatorial Guinea. 

June 21, 2012

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Financial Times
Xan Rice
June 19, 2012

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 Independent
Guy Adams
June 16, 2012

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.

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