Information Center: Human Rights, 2010

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December 11, 2010

EG Justice and its partners submitted reports and intervened with corresponding statements at the United Nations Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of Equatorial Guinea in Geneva.

United Nations Human Rights Council
April 14, 2010

A document that outlines the UNHRC's acceptance of the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review on Equatorial Guinea

Afrol News
June 15, 2010

After protests from more than 200 human rights organizations and governments, UNESCO has decided to delay the use of President Obiang's money.

October 11, 2010

We, the undersigned Equatoguinean citizens, jointly with the undersigned laureates, scholars, scientists, cultural figures, human rights defenders, and other concerned individuals and organizations from across the African continent, are writing to urge you to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

Amnesty International
January 1, 2010

Written statements by Amnesty International that were submitted to the Human Rights Council wherein Equatorial Guinea is a subcategory within the report. Amnesty International details their reactions to the report by the special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment while on his visit to Equatorial Guinea, while similarly offering the government of Equatorial Guinea a list of recommendations on how to improve.

June 8, 2010

An op-ed written by Tutu Alicante, published in Project Syndicate

September 28, 2010

The Open Society Justice Initiative has published a background paper that assesses the failure of UNESCO to screen funds from donors to prevent money laundering, as occurred with the UNESCO-Obiang prize.

February 26, 2010

Tutu Alicante speaks with the Pulitzer Center about the U.S. Senate investigation into money laundering by Equatoguinean government officials into the U.S. and how the case demonstrates the need for greater revenue transparency to curb corruption.

October 5, 2010

Human rights organizations, including EG Justice, call on UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

June 14, 2010

An op-ed by EG Justice's Tutu Alicante that highlights the hypocrisy of the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

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