Information Center: Press Release, 2012

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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. 

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
October 24, 2012

The authorities in Equatorial Guinea should immediately investigate the alleged enforced disappearance of a top human rights lawyer who has been unaccounted for since the evening of October 22, 2012.

EG Justice & Human Rights Watch
October 25, 2012

Authorities in Equatorial Guinea have arbitrarily detained the prominent lawyer Fabián Nsue Nguema in Black Beach prison in Malabo and are refusing to allow him visitors.

EG Justice
July 16, 2012

UNESCO’s decision to issue a controversial prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea is disappointing and irresponsible.

Human Rights Foundation
August 7, 2012

Hope Masters, CEO of the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, responded yesterday to widespread criticism of the upcoming Sullivan Summit in a letter published on the Sullivan Foundation’s website. Numerous human rights organizations have questioned the summit’s publicly stated goals of promoting human rights and development in light of the summit’s sponsorship and support from Africa’s longest-ruling dictator, Teodoro Obiang.

Bol Noticias
Isabel Fleck
March 7, 2012

Human Rights Watch, EG Justice and other rights groups condemn the position of the Brazilian government on the UNESCO-Obiang prize.  

EG Justice, Human Rights Watch, Sherpa
April 13, 2012

The French Ministry of Justice should move swiftly to issue an international arrest warrant for the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea, EG Justice, Human Rights Watch, and SHERPA said today.

March 9, 2012

A split vote by UNESCO’s Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea puts the president’s interests above UNESCO’s basic principles, seven civil society groups said today.

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