Information Center: Human Rights, 2010

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August 11, 2010

An article that highlights the campaign by human rights organizations to pressure UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

October 3, 2010

An article that highlights the hypocrisy of UNESCO's proposed UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

October 7, 2010

An article that highlights the actions of EG Justice to pressure UNESCO to discontinue its affiliation with the Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

October 12, 2010

A blog that highlights the hypocrisy of the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

October 12, 2010

An international rights agency says African leaders are calling on UNESCO to cancel a prize named for the president of Equatorial Guinea.

October 13, 2010

An article that highlights the efforts of human rights groups and prominent Africans to pressure UNESCO to drop its affiliation with the Unesco-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

July 19, 2010

The latest five-point reform package announced in a speech by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema in South Africa on June 28 purported to outline major improvements for the country and followed several comparable statements delivered in Equatorial Guinea. This package should be seen as the Obiang regime’s response to the termination of its candidate status in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in April and as a tacit recognition that a harsh spotlight will continue to be put on its record of corruption and repression unless it can acknowledge the need for change.

United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
February 4, 2010

This report examines how politically powerful foreign officials, their relatives, and close associates have used the services of U.S. professionals and financial institutions to bring large amounts of suspect funds into the United States to advance their interests. Using four case histories, including Equatorial Guinea, this report shows how some foreign individuals have used U.S. lawyers, real estate and escrow agents, lobbyists, bankers, and even university officials, to circumvent U.S. anti-money laundering and anticorruption safeguards. This report also offers recommendations to stop the abuses.

September 10, 2010

An EG Justice letter, signed by more than 100 Equatoguineans, sent to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asking her to condemn the illegal and unjust executions of four Equatoguineans on August 21, 2010 by the Equatoguinean government.

Open Society Justice Initiative
March 1, 2010

This paper briefly examines government corruption in Equatorial Guinea and how it works, and the price paid by the country’s citizens. It is intended to provide background information for lawyers, human rights advocates, and journalists interested in corruption and its consequences in Equatorial Guinea.

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