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The UN Secretary General authorized an investigation into the organization's response to a report detailing the sexual abuse of children by peacekeeping French, Chadian and Equatoguinean troops deployed in the Central African Republic.

Human Rights Watch, Conectas, & EG Justice

Equatorial Guinea’s Actions Violate Portuguese Language Community’s Charter.

Dr. Wenceslao Mansogo Alo
February 18, 2013

Dr. Wenceslao Mansogo Alo reflects about his imprisonment and subsequent trial by a legal system devoid of due process. Lessons learned and paths to the future for the people of Equatorial Guinea are also part of his open letter.

EG Justice
March 30, 2013

As the legislative elections draw near, many Equatoguineans and pro-democracy advocates are wondering whether they will bring change to Equatorial Guinea, or whether the government will continue to disrespect its citizens’ basic rights.

Human Rights Watch
February 18, 2013

Latin American and African leaders participating in the cross-regional summit in Equatorial Guinea should press their host, President Obiang, to undertake human rights and democratic reforms ahead of parliamentary elections in May, 2013.

Reporters Without Borders
January 31, 2013

The 2013 Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index, which measures respect for media freedom, ranks Equatorial Guinea 166 out of 179 countries.

Transparency International
December 6, 2012

Equatorial Guinea ranks 163 out of 174 in Transparency International's 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index. 

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
December 6, 2012

The most recent arbitrary detention of a leading opposition politician in Equatorial Guinea on December 4, 2012, raises concerns about human rights conditions in the lead-up to legislative elections in 2013.

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
August 15, 2012

The arbitrary arrest and detention of a former business associate of the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president demonstrates the government’s continued violation of basic rights.

Human Rights Watch, Physicians for Human Rights, and EG Justice
Human Rights Watch, Physicians for Human Rights, and EG Justice
June 6, 2012

The pardon by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Dr. Wenceslao Mansogo Alo is a positive step, but judicial reforms are urgently needed. 

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