Information Center: Human Rights, 2003

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International Monetary Fund
August 12, 2003

Report that includes discussions on the economic developments of Equatorial Guinea that were based on information dated before August 12, 2003, it expresses the opinion of staff members, no necessarily the views of the Executive Board of the IMF.

UN Human Rights Committee
January 1, 2003

List of all the issues that Equatorial Guinea was going through in the year 2003. Corruption, human rights abuses and no democracy are only some of the issues that are mentioned in this UN list.

UN Economic and Social Council; Commission on Human Rights
January 9, 2003

The present report has been prepared pursuant to resolution 2002/48 of the Commission on Human Rights. It presents and analyses information on the situation of the right to freedom of opinion and expression received by the Special Rapporteur before and during his visit to Equatorial Guinea, from 2 to 7 December 2002, from officials, individuals, non-governmental organizations and in the reports of the former Special Representative of the Commission on Human Rights on the human rights situation in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

Reportes without Borders
November 12, 2003

Rodrigo Angue Nguema, the AgenceFrance-Presse stringer in Malabo, was released on 11 November after being held for eight days at the city’s main police station. He was arrested at his home on 3 November after he filed a story on 29 October reporting rumours that a coup d’état had been foiled. He remains under legal investigation, his lawyer said.

International Human Rights Instruments: Equatorial Guinea
October 9, 2003

Summary report by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights that details the extent to which international human rights standards have been meet in the country of Equatorial Guinea.

International Bar Association
October 5, 2003

A detailed report that analyzes the status of human rights, rule of law, governance, and democracy in Equatorial Guinea. The report is based in part on field research conducted in the country in July 2003. The report highlights several areas of concern and offers a number of recommendations to the Equatoguinean government. The report is available in both English and Spanish.

UN Commission on Human Rights
Asma Jahangir
December 22, 2003

The present report, which is submitted pursuant to Commission on Human Rights resolution 2003/53, covers information received and communications sent by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in the period from 2 December 2002 to 1 December 2003, unless otherwise stated. The report is divided into five sections, focusing on different aspects of the problem of extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, and contains the Special Rapporteur’s observations on issues falling within the purview of her mandate.

The Economist
January 1, 2003

Even with the advent of huge oil revenues in such countries as Equatorial Guinea, the country still remains in poverty. The article discusses what occurs to a tiny state that is enriched with oil discoveries. A normative analysis is given.

United Nations Commission on Human Rights
Ambeyi Ligabo
January 9, 2003

Report by Mr. Ambeyi Ligabo, Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression, a mission to Equatorial Guinea, in which he details and analyzes how the government has hindered the growth of opinion within the country.

United Nations Commission on Human Rights
January 9, 2003

Presents and analyzes information on the situation of the right to freedom of opinion and expression received by the Special Rapporteur before and during his visit to Equatorial Guinea, from December 2 - 7, 2002.

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