The illegal arbitrary arrest Mr. Asumu and Mr. Okenve is yet another example of the Equatoguinean Government’s disrespect for basic human...
Gender-based violence and discrimination against women are endemic in Equatorial Guinea despite international commitments made by the government...
President Obiang touted “improvements” to Equatorial Guinea’s elections; although there are credible reports and evidence of irregularities, and allegations of fraud and harassment of opposition supporters.
The U.S. Court of Appeals dismissed the lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange Commission that seeked to block implementation of a transparency law.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today defended its final rule implementing a strong oil, gas and mining transparency law before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
The authorities in Equatorial Guinea should immediately investigate the alleged enforced disappearance of a top human rights lawyer who has been unaccounted for since the evening of October 22, 2012.
The arbitrary arrest and detention of a former business associate of the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president demonstrates the government’s continued violation of basic rights.
The pardon by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Dr. Wenceslao Mansogo Alo is a positive step, but judicial reforms are urgently needed.
Authorities in Equatorial Guinea should cease all harassment of a jailed political opponent and those close to him, Human Rights Watch, Physicians for Human Rights and EG Justice said today.
The French Ministry of Justice should move swiftly to issue an international arrest warrant for the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea, EG Justice, Human Rights Watch, and SHERPA said today.
A split vote by UNESCO’s Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea puts the president’s interests above UNESCO’s basic principles, seven civil society groups said today.
Oil-rich Equatorial Guinea co-hosts (with Gabon) the Africa Cup of Nations from January 21 to February 12, 2012, but the tournament is overshadowed by a history of human rights abuses and corruption.