Information Center: obiang, 10/2010
UNESCO Suspends Dictator Prize After Global Protest. EG Justice and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision to suspend the prize funded by President Obiang.
An article that highlights a high profile letter sent by more than 100 African scholars and human rights activists calling on UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Prize for the Life Sciences.
UNESCO should use this month’s executive board meeting to cancel its prize named after and funded by Teodoro Obiang, the president of Equatorial Guinea, said EG Justice and partner groups today.
We, the undersigned Equatoguinean citizens, jointly with the undersigned laureates, scholars, scientists, cultural figures, human rights defenders, and other concerned individuals and organizations from across the African continent, are writing to urge you to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.
EG Justice and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision today to suspend, indefinitely, the prize funded by and named after President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea. The groups reaffirmed their call for UNESCO to ultimately abolish the award.
An article that summarizes the letter signed by more than 100 African scholars and human rights activists, asking UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Prize for the Life Sciences.
An op-ed by Lisa Misol (Human Rights Watch) and Tutu Alicante (EG Justice) calling upon UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang prize.
The U.N. culture and education body UNESCO suspended on Thursday the award of a prize for life sciences named after the leader of Equatorial Guinea, whose government is widely accused of corruption and rights abuses.
UNESCO suspended plans to grant a prize sponsored by Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema after lobbying by human rights groups, including EG Justice.
A U.N. agency has suspended a prize funded by and named for Equatorial Guinea's president, whose government has been accused of human rights abuses.