EG Justice in the News
On Tuesday evening, UNESCO awarded the controversial prizesponsored by President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea, my native country. The decision to do so is an embarrassment for the organization and a setback in the effort to press for good governance and government accountability in Equatorial Guinea.
UN culture and science body UNESCO on Tuesday awarded a prize financed by the leader of Equatorial Guinea despite fierce criticism from rights groups who decried the move as "shameful".
(Jornal Du Cameroun) Prix Unesco-Guinée équatoriale pour la recherche en sciences de la vie: Un prix qui divise!
The UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea prize, awarded July 17, 2012, was denounced by several NGOs who point to the obscure finances of the regime of Teodoro Obiang Nguema.