EG Justice in the News

A story about Teodorin Obiang's plans to purchase a $380 million "superyacht" despite Equatorial Guinea's high poverty rates.

Tutu Alicante, the executive director of EG Justice, speaks with the Pulitzer Center about the challenges confronting Equatorial Guinea.

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.

Human rights activists are expressing outrage at the selection of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang as the new rotating head of the African Union.  They say the choice of a former coup leader comes at a very bad time, with two dozen African countries holding elections this year.

EG Justice and its partners submitted reports and intervened with corresponding statements at the United Nations Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of Equatorial Guinea in Geneva.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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