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EG Justice & Human Rights Watch

The government of Equatorial Guinea has released an opposition party member and civil society activist arrested on November 1, 2011.

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Today EG Justice launched a “Stop Corruption” campaign to expose corruption and promote transparency in Equatorial Guinea. 

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UNESCO decides to once again suspend consideration of the controversial UNESCO-Obiang prize. 

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UNESCO should reject a new bid to honor Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the president of Equatorial Guinea and now Africa's longest serving ruler, with a prize in his name.

EG Justice and Human Rights Watch

The government of Equatorial Guinea has spent lavishly on diplomatic accommodations while neglecting the rights of the country’s poor in the lead-up to hosting the African Union summit.

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The government of Equatorial Guinea must follow its ratification of the African Union Protocol on the Rights of Women with concrete reforms.

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Security forces in Equatorial Guinea have detained more than 100 youth in the past week.

EG Justice and other civil society organizations today credited UNESCO’s Executive Board for soundly rejecting a petition by the government of Equatorial Guinea to reinstate a prize funded by and named after its president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. 

A new report released today by the U.S. Department of State documents the ongoing violation of human rights and basic freedoms by the government of Equatorial Guinea against its citizens, said EG Justice today.

The limited constitutional reforms proposed by Equatoguinean President Teodoro Obiang late last week could be a positive step toward increased respect for democracy. But to be credible and effective these reforms must be accompanied by broader fundamental reform measures that guarantee full citizen participation, the rule of law, and the protection of basic civil liberties and human dignity, EG Justice said today.

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