Ramon Esono was jailed for 6 months, barred from leaving for 3 more from Equatorial Guinea. 

Equatorial Guinea: Government Critic Blocked from Leaving Country. Unreasonable Delay in Renewing Cartoonist’s Passport.

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The Equatorial Guinea government carried out violent attacks over the last 24 hours against members of opposition party Ciudadanos por la Inovacion (CI, Citizens for Innovation).

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Grave concerns about mounting human rights violations committed by the government of Equatorial Guinea ahead of the April 24 presidential election against political opposition and independent media.

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Great concerns about mounting human rights violations committed by the government of Equatorial Guinea ahead of the April 24 presidential election against political opposition and media journalists.

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Ahead of the April 24 presidential Elections, suddenly and unilaterally convened by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, EG Justice reached out to Andrés Esono Ondo, Secretary General of Convergencia Para la Democracia Social (CPDS, Convergence for Social Democracy), the main political opposition party in Equatorial Guinea, to discuss the upcoming elections and shed light on the irregularities seen so far in the electoral process.

US Department of State

US Department of State releases report on Human Rights in Equatorial Guinea.

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Press freedom and access to information are severely curtailed in the country. Here is an illustration of recent examples of government censorship and violations of freedom of expression, assembly and association.

CEID

The following is a press statement released by CEID after the government ordered it to stop all activities.

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Opposition parties have emphatically condemned this hastened decision to hold the elections in April, which they consider an unconstitutional maneuver by President Obiang.

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EG Justice Calls for the Immediate Release of Relatives of Political Opponent, Unlawfully Detained in Equatorial Guinea, without Access to a Lawyer.

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As another example of total disregard of Freedom of Association in Equatorial Guinea, the Governor of Litoral Province, Amado Nguema Owono, ordered the suspension of a youth forum organized by Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones para el Desarrollo (CEID), a leading NGO promoting active civil society participation in human rights, good governance, and transparency.

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