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United States Department of State
December 6, 2010

An overview of the politics, people, history, economy, government, and foreign relations of Equatorial Guinea

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.

United Nations Human Rights Council
February 25, 2003

The present report supplements the main report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers to the Commission on Human Rights. It reflects specific situations alleged to be affecting the independence of the judiciary or violating the right to a fair trial in a number of countries, including Equatorial Guinea. Further, it presents any replies received from the Government of the country concerned in response to specific allegations together with the Special Rapporteur’s comments and observations.

Amnesty International
October 1, 2009

This report details concrete measures that Equatorial Guinea should take, both domestically and internationally, to help it meet its goal for the 2009-2010 Universal Periodic Review procedure conducted by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

ESTEFANÍA CUSTODIO ET AL.
March 1, 2008

This article assesses the nutritional status and the prevalence of anemia among Equatoguinean children in a nationally representative sample and identifies the risk factors associated with the nutritional problems detected. Concludes that stunting and anemia are public health problems in Equatorial Guinea and that integrated strategies, including fighting poverty and improving maternal education, should be undertaken.

EG Justice
July 19, 2010

An editorial that argues that the government of Equatorial Guinea must match its rhetoric about reforms with concrete actions that improve the governance of the country, including ending impunity for human rights violations, building respect for the rule of law, and enabling the people of Equatorial Guinea to hold their leaders accountable.

Global Witness
June 28, 2010

Global Witness says that the claims of a comprehensive reform package by the president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, comes across as a cynical piece of spin by a dictator more interested in lining his own pockets than tackling corruption and human rights abuses.

Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos de Espafia
October 12, 2007

A letter by the Asociacion pro Derechos Humanos de Espafia to the African Commission on Human and Peoples Right alleging the misuse of funds by the ruling members of the Equatoguinean government.

United Nations Human Rights Council
May 28, 2008

This report supplements the main report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers to the Human Rights Council. It reflects specific situations alleged to be affecting the independence of the judiciary or violating the right to a fair trial in 62 countries. Further, it presents any replies received from the Government of the country concerned in response to specific allegations together with the Special Rapporteur’s comments and observations.

EG Justice & International Budget Partnership
October 17, 2010

Equatorial Guinea has made no substantive progress on budget transparency since 2008, the first year the country was included in the Index. In 2010, Equatorial Guinea matched its 2008 score of zero (out of 100) in the Index, while the global average score was 42.

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