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Voice of America
Voice of America
October 24, 2012

Human rights groups are urging Equatorial Guinea officials to investigate what they call the possible "enforced disappearance" of a top human rights lawyer.

October 24, 2012

A top human rights lawyer in Equatorial Guinea has gone missing, fuelling concern that he has been illegally detained, Human Rights Watch said.

October 23, 2012

AFP reports on the illegal detention of Fabian Nsue, a prominent human rights lawyer in Equatorial-Guinea.

October 4, 2012

EG Justice and Human Rights Watch have called on Julio Iglesias to examine how his concert in Equatorial Guinea is being financed, given concerns over government corruption. 

Financial Times
Shahien Nasiripour and Tom Burgis
August 22, 2012

Oil and mining groups with US listings will be forced to disclose details of their payments to foreign governments after US regulators rejected most of the industry’s efforts to water down new transparency rules.

January 22, 2012

Interview with Tutu Alicante on BBC about corruption in the African Cup of Nations hosted by Equatorial Guinea.  

July 17, 2012

UN culture and science body UNESCO on Tuesday awarded a prize financed by the leader of Equatorial Guinea despite fierce criticism from rights groups who decried the move as "shameful".

ONE Campaign
Tutu Alicante
July 19, 2012

On Tuesday evening, UNESCO awarded the controversial prizesponsored by President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea, my native country. The decision to do so is an embarrassment for the organization and a setback in the effort to press for good governance and government accountability in Equatorial Guinea.

Jornal Du Cameroun
Alain Georges Lietbouo
July 19, 2012

The UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea prize, awarded July 17, 2012, was denounced by several NGOs who point to the obscure finances of the regime of Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

The Guardian
David Smith
July 17, 2012

The UN scientific and cultural body has been condemned as 'shameful and irresponsible' for awarding the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea prize sponsored by Africa's longest-ruling president, Teodoro Obiang.

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