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It seems there was again a coup attempt a few days ago in Equatorial Guinea against Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who has been dictator there for ... made a surprise announcement that it was going to release several political prisoners and close a prison notorious for torture in order to "widen the ...

"Cameroon, Chad and Gabon all have governance [issues] and other problems that are not so dissimilar to those that we see in Equatorial Guinea, so it wouldn't be a state-in-state interest to support a ... In October, a French court sentenced Obiang's son to three years in jail for the embezzlement of funds.
Ethiopia: In a surprise move, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced plans to release jailed politicians and close a notorious prison camp, citing a ... The U.N. announced that Francois Lounceny, the U.N.'s acting special representative for Central Africa, would travel to Equatorial Guinea, where ...
The former British Army officer and businessman was arrested in Zimbabwe in 2004 and extradited four years later to Equatorial Guinea. In 2008, Mr Mann was sentenced to 34 years in prison, although a year later he was released after being pardoned by Mr Obiang. Equatorial Guinea is one of ...
The central African nation of Equatorial Guinea says it thwarted an attempted "coup" in late December against the government of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Africa's longest-serving leader. The government accused at least 30 armed mercenaries from Chad, Sudan and the Central African Republic ...

In 2008, Mr Mann was sentenced to 34 years in prison, although a year later he was released after being pardoned by Mr Obiang. ... In October 2017, a French court gave a three-year suspended jail term to Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodorin Obiang, President Obiang's son, for corruption.
human rights lawyer Khaled Ali may be forced to withdraw as he faces a prison sentence over an alleged obscene gesture. President of Cameroon Paul Biya ... The seizure of funds from the Obiang family in Equatorial Guinea and the Abacha family in Nigeria offer a template. As the US looks to pare down ...
The West African state of Equatorial Guinea said Wednesday it had thwarted "a coup" in late December mounted by mercenaries who sought to attack President ... In October last year, a French court handed down a three-year suspended jail term to Obiang's son, Teodorin Obiang Nguema, who is also vice ...
Opposition members are also claiming members are being picked up arbitrarily. "The opposition citizens' Party for Innovation (CI) has claimed multiple incidents of electoral fraud, and at least 50 opposition activists have been detained at the Evinayong prison (central Equatorial Guinea) since the election.
Appearing on the census for the first time in at least 12 months are Algeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Somalia, Uganda, Morocco, Niger, Equatorial Guinea. Others were Cambodia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Iraq, Pakistan and Ukraine. CPJ added that its prison census accounts ...
Following closely is Eritrea which has 16 journalists facing torrid times in prisons. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) under the regime of Joseph Kabila has also scaled up the arrests of journalists, with five journalists believed to be in prison as of now. Cameroon, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea, ...
According to a Committee for the Protection of journalists (CPJ) prison census 2017 report, as of December 1, sub Saharan countries had arrested at least 39 journalists, ... Cameroon, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea, Congo Brazzaville, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia all had at least one reporter inside their prisons.
According to a Committee for the Protection of journalists (CPJ) prison census 2017 report, as of December 1, sub Saharan countries had arrested at least 39 journalists, ... Cameroon, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea, Congo Brazzaville, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia all had at least one reporter inside their prisons.
In its annual prison census, CPJ found 262 journalists behind bars around the world in relation to their work, a new record after a historical high of 259 ... Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Iraq, Morocco, Niger, Pakistan, Republic of Congo, Somalia, and ...
A 2013 photo of Teodorin Nguema Obiang (R), the son of Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang. ... The son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, Teodorin Obiang, who was given a three-year suspended prison sentence in France for using public money to fund a jet-set lifestyle, will appeal the landmark ...
Teodorin Obiang, the playboy son of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea's leader, and the country's current vice president, has been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to three years in jail in France. The sentence comes after a long investigation by French authorities into allegations that Obiang embezzled ...

The former British Army officer and businessman was arrested in Zimbabwe in 2004 and extradited four years later to Equatorial Guinea. In 2008, Mr Mann was sentenced to 34 years in prison, although a year later he was released after being pardoned by Mr Obiang. Equatorial Guinea is one of ...
Following closely is Eritrea which has 16 journalists facing torrid times in prisons. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) under the regime of Joseph Kabila has also scaled up the arrests of journalists, with five journalists believed to be in prison as of now. Cameroon, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea, ...
Appearing on the census for the first time in at least 12 months are Algeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Somalia, Uganda, Morocco, Niger, Equatorial Guinea. Others were Cambodia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Iraq, Pakistan and Ukraine. CPJ added that its prison census accounts ...
According to a Committee for the Protection of journalists (CPJ) prison census 2017 report, as of December 1, sub Saharan countries had arrested at least 39 journalists, ... Cameroon, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea, Congo Brazzaville, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia all had at least one reporter inside their prisons.
In its annual prison census, CPJ found 262 journalists behind bars around the world in relation to their work, a new record after a historical high of 259 ... Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Iraq, Morocco, Niger, Pakistan, Republic of Congo, Somalia, and ...
Others pursued by the authorities in Europe include Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue -- vice-president of Equatorial Guinea and son of the president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo -- who was given a three-year suspended jail term by a French court for plundering public money in October.
On Oct. 27, a Paris criminal court convicted Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the vice president of Equatorial Guinea and son of its president, of money laundering and embezzlement of more than $100 million. Mr. Obiang received a suspended three-year prison sentence and was fined $35 million.
Letting Equatorial Guinea's Teodorin Obiang off lightly for corruption sends out the ... walked away from a French court with a suspended jail sentence. ... way grand corruption needs to hear the metal doors of prison slam shut.
Enoh Meyomesse: 'In prison, support from outside helped me survive' ... Meyomesse's social analyses and initiatives lead to several arrests, and eventually jail time. In 2013, the ... My native language is Fang, the language of the people in Southern Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Congo.
Equatorial Guinea Trial Casts Spotlight on Scrappy French Watchdog ... a suspended prison sentence to Equatorial Guinea's vice president, ...
Several police were hurt, it said. Equatorial Guinea has frequently come under fire from human rights groups for suppressing dissident voices and the media, as well as widespread corruption. The president's son, Teodorin Obiang, was given a three-year suspended prison sentence in France last month for ...
The son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, Teodorin Obiang, who was given a three-year suspended prison sentence in France for using public ...
Although it's a suspended jail term and fine, meaning that they can ... corruption in Equatorial Guinea, one of Africa's poorest countries, has ...
The court handed down a three-year suspended jail sentence and a suspended €30 million (US$35 million) fine for Teodoro Nguema Obiang ...
A French court handed down a three-year suspended jail term on Friday to the son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, Teodorin Obiang, after ...
Teodorin Obiang, the playboy son of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea's leader, ... guilty of corruption and sentenced to three years in jail in France.
A French prosecutor has asked a court to sentence the vice president of Equatorial Guinea to three years in prison for embezzling $115 million from his country to buy luxury cars, real estate, and other assets in France. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, 48, the country's current vice president and the son ...
French prosecutors said on Wednesday they were seeking a three-year jail term and a 30 million Euro fine for Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodorin Obiang, on trial in absentia for embezzlement. The 48-year-old son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema is charged with using money plundered from ...
A French public prosecutor on Wednesday asked a court to sentence the son of Equatorial Guinea's president to three years in jail on charges of using money plundered from his country to buy Parisian luxury properties and exotic cars. The public prosecutor also said Obiang should pay a 30 million Euro ...
Oil-rich Angola and Equatorial Guinea have long shared the infamous ... If found guilty, he could face up to three years in prison and stands to ...
Bones Boonzaier also alleged that prison authorities injected all ... in Equatorial Guinea with regard to the conditions of detention of the ...
He said the men would be transferred to Harare Remand prison ... in Equatorial Guinea were convicted and given long prison sentences, ...
Harare - President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea was ... Most of the 70 have already served year-long jail sentences in ...
The trial of a British mercenary accused of plotting to overthrow Equatorial Guinea's government will start on Tuesday, the nation's ...
Equatorial Guinea vice president's Cape Town assets go under hammer ... jailed in the notorious Black Beach prison in Equatorial Guinea for about two years. ... armed forces, police, prisons and detention facilities in Equatorial Guinea. ... the prosecution wanted Obiang to be sentenced to three years in jail.
Four South Africans pardoned by Equatorial Guinea for a failed coup ... had been sentenced to 34 years in prison but were granted presidential ...
As the country demands the settlement from Total, French prosecutors are seeking a three-year jail term and a 30 million Euro ($34 million) fine ...
From the Congo to Algeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, Equatorial Guinea ... in prison: Is it not time to recognise Africa as the master of its own fate?
Sonko is thought to have commanded Gambian police, prison staff and others ... Ousted Gambian leader Jammeh fled to Equatorial Guinea in ...
"Over 500 prisoners have been pardoned and we have delivered on our promise to decongest prisons by releasing political and other ...
Niger's 2010 press law prohibits jail sentences for press offences, which are punishable only by fines. Although Soumana acted as a journalist, ...
French prosecutors called for a three-year jail term and a ... And last week, Equatorial Guinea's president said he would hold talks with the ...
Teodorin Obiang, son of Equatorial Guinea president and vice-president ... A Paris prosecutor is pushing for jail time, a fine and confiscation of ...


 

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