Information Center: Gov't Law or Doc, 2002

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Government of Equatorial Guinea
April 15, 2002

Transmits correspondence between the Government of Equatorial Guinea and the Special Representative on the Situation of Human Rights in Equatorial Guinea, regarding the Government's invitation to the Special Representative to visit the country pursuant to the arrest and detention of persons alleged to have plotted the assassination of the head of Government.

Egypt, UN, Group of African States
April 5, 2002

The Economic and Social Council, taking note of Commission on Human Rights resolution 2002/11 of 19 April 2002, endorses the decision of the Commission to end the mandate of the Special Representative of the Commission to monitor the situation of human rights in Equatorial Guinea.
The Council also endorses the decision of the Commission to examine the question of technical assistance to Equatorial Guinea in the field of human rights at its fifty-ninth session
under the agenda item entitled “Advisory services and technical cooperation in the field of human rights”.

European Union
December 18, 2002

The EU is concerned about the internal situation in Equatorial Guinea with regard to the democratisation process. In particular the EU regrets the way the elections were handled on 15 December 2002. The EU considers that the opposition was not represented in the elections in an appropriate way and regrets that opposition leaders remain convicted and in custody, or in exile...

June 10, 2002

The EU is deeply concerned at the deterioration in the political situation and in human rights in Equatorial Guinea in recent weeks, which have seen many people, including leaders of opposition political parties, taken into custody, and have culminated in the recent trial of detainees in Malabo. These events represent a retreat on the part of the authorities of Equatorial Guinea from the progress made with the rule of law and observance of human rights...

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