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EG Justice
July 16, 2012

UNESCO’s decision to issue a controversial prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea is disappointing and irresponsible.

EG Justice, Human Rights Watch, Sherpa
April 13, 2012

The French Ministry of Justice should move swiftly to issue an international arrest warrant for the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea, EG Justice, Human Rights Watch, and SHERPA said today.

March 9, 2012

A split vote by UNESCO’s Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea puts the president’s interests above UNESCO’s basic principles, seven civil society groups said today.

EG Justice
October 4, 2011

UNESCO decides to once again suspend consideration of the controversial UNESCO-Obiang prize. 

EG Justice
July 11, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea must follow its ratification of the African Union Protocol on the Rights of Women with concrete reforms.

EG Justice and Human Rights Watch
June 22, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea has spent lavishly on diplomatic accommodations while neglecting the rights of the country’s poor in the lead-up to hosting the African Union summit.

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
November 15, 2011

A referendum to modify the constitution was marred by reports of voting fraud, harassment of opposition supporters, and intimidation of voters.

EG Justice
September 26, 2011

UNESCO should reject a new bid to honor Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the president of Equatorial Guinea and now Africa's longest serving ruler, with a prize in his name.

October 21, 2010

UNESCO Suspends Dictator Prize After Global Protest. EG Justice and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision to suspend the prize funded by President Obiang.

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.

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