Information Center: In the News, African Union Summit

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EG Justice
June 23, 2011

An open letter to African Union Commission Chairperson Jean Ping expressing disappointment at the lack of civil society participation at the African Union Summit. 

Europa Press
June 26, 2011

Spanish Minister Jimenez travels to Malabo Wednesday to inaugurate the Spanish Embassy and discuss the crisis in Libya and the Ivory Coast.

The Sydney Morning Herald
June 9, 2011

 Equatorial Guinea has built a multimillion-dollar deluxe ''city'' to host African leaders while the majority of its people live in dire poverty.

The Guardian
David Smith
June 7, 2011

Human rights groups call Sipopo complex a 'misplaced priority' in a country where majority of population live in poverty

June 28, 2011

The Reuters article provides a history of Equatorial Guinea while noting the money that the government is spending on the Summit while neglecting giving aid to the country's poor.  EG Justice is highlighted as a human rights organization dedicated to ensuring justice for people within the country.

June 26, 2011

An article that highlights the contrast between Equatorial Guinea's efforts to host the African Union Summit and the country's ongoing poverty.

June 24, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea is sparing no expense to accomodate diplomats during the African Union Summit while ignoring the rights of people in the town of Malabo among others.

El Mercurio Digital
June 24, 2011

This article reports on the favorable impression that the government of Equatorial Guinea hopes to have on its foreign visitors during the African Union Summit, silencing critical news and limiting public dissent through detention.

June 24, 2011

An open letter from EG Justice to African Union Chairperson Jean Ping gets media attention in Africa. 

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