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Equatorial Guinea: Referendum on Constitutional Changes

(Nov. 23, 2011) On November 13, 2011, Equatorial Guinea held a referendum on proposed constitutional changes. Official reports state that 91% of the electorate participated and that the proposals garnered 97.7% support. (Jennie Ryan, Equatorial Guinea Holds Referendum on Constitutional Changes, PAPER CHASE NEWSBURST (Nov. 14, 2011); Flawed Vote, EG Justice website (Nov. 15, 2011).) […]

Equatorial Guinea; United Nations: Concern Raised over Executions

(Sept. 1, 2010) In August 2010, four men, including three former military officers, were executed in Equatorial Guinea, after having been charged with treason and terrorism. They were accused of assisting with an armed attack on the presidential palace in February 2009. United Nations human rights experts from the working group on the use of […]