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October 21, 2010

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.

October 21, 2010

The United Nations cultural organization UNESCO bowed to pressure from anti-corruption campaigners and suspended a science prize named after Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

Open Society Foundations
Kenneth Hurwitz
June 6, 2011

A blog highlights the disconnect between rhetoric and reality in Equatorial Guinea as it prepares to host the African Union Summit.

February 2, 2011

The African Union's choice of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang as its new chairperson challenges his government to fulfill the organization's standards for democracy and human rights, says EG Justice.

October 21, 2010

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.

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