EG Justice in the News

Reuters
Mark John, Richard Valdmanis

Equatorial Guinea President Teodor Obiang Nguema has promoted his farm minister son - wanted in France for alleged money laundering - to vice president in charge of national defense and state security, a government statement said on Tuesday.

National Review
Jay Nordlinger

A summary and reflection on the presentations at the Oslo Freedom Forum, including a presentation by Tutu Alicante, Executive Director of EG Justice.

Wired
David Rowan

The Oslo Freedom Forum, set up three years ago by the Venezuelan-born activist Thor Halvorssen, is a gathering of 250 human-rights campaigners, supporters, commentators and policymakers where speakers include Nobel Peace Prize-winners and former child slaves. Rowan's article provides a useful and interesting summary of the speakers.

Liberaleren
Per Aage Pleym Christensen

An interview with Tutu Alicante about his presentation at the Oslo Freedom Forum on repression, corruption, and poverty in Equatorial Guinea.

Aftenposten
Tutu Alicante

An op-ed by Tutu Alicante, Executive Director of EG Justice, on how Norway can contribute to the responsible use of oil revenues in Equatorial Guinea by becoming a strong advocate for transparency regulations in the European Union.

Voice of America
Ricci Shryock

International human rights advocates say France’s arrest warrant for Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, known as Teodorín, is an important signal the international community will hold Equatorial Guinea’s leading family accountable.

IQ4News

Activist groups like EG Justice, Human Rights Watch, and SHERPA have called on the French Ministry of Justice to “move swiftly to issue an international arrest warrant” for Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue.

allAfrica
Yojana Sharma

A controversial US$3 million research prize, seen by many African countries as the first science award 'given by Africans for Africans', has been formally adopted by UNESCO after years of wrangling - but it remains uncertain whether the prize will be awarded any time soon.

SciDev.Net
Yojana Sharma

A controversial US$3 million research prize has been formally adopted by UNESCO after years of wrangling - but it remains uncertain whether the prize will be awarded any time soon.

Jeune Afrique
Laurent de Saint Périer

The UNESCO prize funded by the Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Foundation for the Preservation of Life was finally approved last Friday March 8.

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