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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. Dictator Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has ruled the nation since 1979. Also see our articles on the African continent.
A new report has revealed the extent of repression of media and human rights in the central African nation of Equatorial Guinea.
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 of laundering money and financing “terrorism and proliferation of arms trafficking”.
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 attacking and beating up of head of their human rights and development organization at weekend.
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.
>A cartoonist who was held in custody for more than five months in Equatorial Guinea was released on Wednesday
Country’s public prosecutor dropped all charges against cartoonist Ramon Esono Ebale and demanded his release
The main opposition party in Equatorial Guinea has been dissolved by a court that also jailed 21 of its activists