2012-02-28 13:00:23Eliminate Obiang Prize, Urge Seven Civil Society Groups[IFEX]
UNESCO's governing executive board should abolish a prize named after and funded by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea at its upcoming meeting, seven civil society groups said today. The board is set to make a final decision on the fate of the prize at its session scheduled for February 27 to March 10, 2012, in Paris.
Thursday, 07-30-15, 14:57Côte d'Ivoire - Extortion By Security Forces[HRW] Dakar -Extortion by security forces at checkpoints remains an acute problem in Côte d'Ivoire four years after President Alassane Ouattara's government promised to end it, Human Rights Watch said today. The Ivorian government should reinvigorate its efforts to fight checkpoint extortion, which undermines the freedom of movement and property rights of drivers and residents in Côte d'Ivoire.
Thursday, 07-30-15, 14:45Libya - Flawed Trial of Gaddafi Officials[HRW] Beirut -The trial in which 32 Gaddafi-era officials were convicted on July 28, 2015, of serious crimes during Libya's 2011 uprising was undermined by serious due process violations, Human Rights Watch said today. Libya missed an important opportunity to deliver justice in the post-Gaddafi era.