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August 23, 2010

EG Justice vehemently condemns the executions of Jose Abeso Nsue, Manuel Ndong Anseme, Alipio Ndong Asumu, and Jacinto Michá Obiang, carried out by the Equatoguinean government on August 21, 2010.

March 25, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea should not deny citizens the opportunity to hold peaceful demonstrations to advocate for the protection of civil liberties and improved social conditions, EG Justice said today.

March 3, 2011

Citizens in Equatorial Guinea trying to take advantage of the government’s pledge to allow greater citizen participation continue to face serious obstacles that hinder their efforts, EG Justice said in a report released today.

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June 2, 2011

Security forces in Equatorial Guinea have detained more than 100 youth in the past week.

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August 22, 2011

Today EG Justice launched a “Stop Corruption” campaign to expose corruption and promote transparency in Equatorial Guinea. 

May 10, 2010

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to award a life sciences prize named after and funded by the dictator of Equatorial Guinea, despite pleas from hundreds of outraged individuals and organizations around the world. Human rights and other civil society groups today called for a full investigation into the source of the money in a joint letter to UNESCO.

May 11, 2011

EG Justice and other civil society organizations today credited UNESCO’s Executive Board for soundly rejecting a petition by the government of Equatorial Guinea to reinstate a prize funded by and named after its president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. 

January 31, 2011

The African Union’s decision to appoint Teodoro Obiang, the long-serving president of Equatorial Guinea, as its next chairperson places pressure on the Equatoguinean government to fulfill its obligations to the African Union and other multilateral organizations regarding democracy, human rights, social justice, and corruption, EG Justice said today.

October 19, 2010

Independent global report reveals how Equatorial Guinea could improve transparency quickly with little cost or effort.

July 19, 2010

The latest five-point reform package announced in a speech by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema in South Africa on June 28 purported to outline major improvements for the country and followed several comparable statements delivered in Equatorial Guinea. This package should be seen as the Obiang regime’s response to the termination of its candidate status in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in April and as a tacit recognition that a harsh spotlight will continue to be put on its record of corruption and repression unless it can acknowledge the need for change.

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