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Equatorial Guinea articles on Democracy Chronicles
This Equatorial Guinea section has news about the struggle for democracy in the small oil-rich nation with vast poverty. Decades of mismanagement have exacerbated internal divisions under the dictatorship of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo who ruled the nation since 1979. Also see our articles on the African continent.
Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea Celebrates 40 Years in Power, a Setback for African Democracy
Celebration of 40 years of Obiang Nguema rule in Equatorial Guinea is a setback for African democracy as it glorifies one-man rule and State capture.
Combating Kleptocracy in Equatorial Guinea, A Case Study
New working paper authored by Tutu, executive director EG Justice, explores how civil society use international courts to pursue justice in kleptocracy.
Report Reveals Equatorial Guinea Media Repression And Rights Violations
A new report has revealed the extent of repression of media and human rights in the central African nation of Equatorial Guinea.
What if Equatorial Guinea Kept Its Promises on Human Rights?
Imagine if the government respected the right of all Equatorial Guineans to express themselves freely, instead of harassing, beating, or arresting them.
Equatorial Guinea Rights Lawyer Bourdon is Facing Bogus Charges
Equatorial Guinea rights lawyer Bourdon is facing bogus charges of laundering money and financing “terrorism and proliferation of arms trafficking”.
Son of Equatorial Guinea’s Dictator Wins Back His $100-million Superyacht
Son and V.P. of president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodorin Nguema Obiang, kept a US$100-million superyacht in Netherlands and 25 exotic cars in Switzerland.
Rights Group Accuses Equatorial Guinea Security Forces of Attack
Rights group accuses Equatorial Guinea security forces of attacking and beating up of head of their human rights and development organization at weekend.
Equatorial Guinea Vice President Detained in Brazil With $50 Million
Equatorial Guinea’s Vice President, Obiang Mangue was over the weekend detained in Brazil by federal police and revenue authorities for possession of well over $50 million.
Cartoonist freed after 5 months in Equatorial Guinea prisons
>A cartoonist who was held in custody for more than five months in Equatorial Guinea was released on Wednesday