"… if we do not ask, if we do not question, if we do not witness, if we do not remember, and if we do not speak out when so-called “quiet diplomacy” goes unanswered, then we shall become part of the conspiracy of silence that only leads to greater tragedy.”
- John Bennett, U.S. Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea (1991-1994), farewell address, 1994
Transparency advocates are making headway in their effort to extend a U.S. transparency law to other markets.
Security forces in Equatorial Guinea detained more than 100 youth during the last week of May. The reasons for the detentions remain unclear.
Tutu Alicante speaks to the Pulitzer Center about the hunger strike of Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, the campaign to end the UNESCO-Obiang prize, and the appointment of Equatoguinean president Teodoro Obiang as Chair of the African Union.
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