(Legalbrief) Constitutional changes 'entrench Obiang power'

(Legalbrief) Constitutional changes 'entrench Obiang power'

November 16, 2011
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionEmailEmail

Equatorial Guinea held a referendum to institute a number of changes to its Constitution. Opponents criticized the move as a grab for power.

Equatorial Guinea has held a referendum to institute a number of changes to its Constitution. The Jurist reports that the proposed reforms include a limit on the number of terms a President can serve, the creation of the office of Vice-President and a provision allowing the current President to pick his successor. In addition, the removal of the existing age limit on the Presidency was voted on.

 

Read More>>

EG JUSTICE - is a 501(c)(3) organization.
P.O. Box 57297 Washington, DC 20037 1 (202) 643 4345 Copyright © 2010 EG Justice, all rights reserved.