Information Center: Press Release, 2011

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EG Justice
October 12, 2011

As Equatorial Guinea celebrates its 43rd year of Independence, the Equatoguinean government should prioritize spending that addresses social needs and improves the wellbeing of its citizens.

EG Justice
October 4, 2011

UNESCO decides to once again suspend consideration of the controversial UNESCO-Obiang prize. 

EG Justice
July 11, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea must follow its ratification of the African Union Protocol on the Rights of Women with concrete reforms.

EG Justice and Human Rights Watch
June 22, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea has spent lavishly on diplomatic accommodations while neglecting the rights of the country’s poor in the lead-up to hosting the African Union summit.

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
November 15, 2011

A referendum to modify the constitution was marred by reports of voting fraud, harassment of opposition supporters, and intimidation of voters.

EG Justice
September 26, 2011

UNESCO should reject a new bid to honor Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the president of Equatorial Guinea and now Africa's longest serving ruler, with a prize in his name.

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
November 11, 2011

Proposed constitutional changes would strengthen the near-absolute powers of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and further deprive citizens of their civil and political rights.

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
November 4, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea has released an opposition party member and civil society activist arrested on November 1, 2011.

Martin Enserink
September 23, 2011

A year ago, human rights activists thought they had squashed a proposed United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) prize in the life sciences that would honor Teodoro Obiang, the longtime dictator of Equatorial Guinea. But that celebration may have been premature. The controversial award is back on the agenda of UNESCO's Executive Board, which will meet in Paris next week—and this time, Obiang has the backing of the entire African Union (A.U.).

EG Justice
November 22, 2011

Latin American and African dignitaries gathering in Equatorial Guinea for a cross-regional meeting should press President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasago on his human rights record.

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