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An open letter to African Union Commission Chairperson Jean Ping expressing disappointment at the lack of civil society participation at the African Union Summit.
Spanish Minister Jimenez travels to Malabo Wednesday to inaugurate the Spanish Embassy and discuss the crisis in Libya and the Ivory Coast.
Equatorial Guinea has built a multimillion-dollar deluxe ''city'' to host African leaders while the majority of its people live in dire poverty.
Human rights groups call Sipopo complex a 'misplaced priority' in a country where majority of population live in poverty
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.
An article that highlights the contrast between Equatorial Guinea's efforts to host the African Union Summit and the country's ongoing poverty.
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) Human Rights Watch Denounces Abuses in Equatorial Guinea Before the African Union Summit
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.
An open letter from EG Justice to African Union Chairperson Jean Ping gets media attention in Africa.
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