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Equatorial Guinea: Prominent Activist Severely Beaten

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Expand Alfredo Okenve speaking at an event in Madrid, Spain in July 2018.  © EG Justice 2018   A prominent anti-corruption and human rights activist in Equatorial Guinea says that armed plainclothes security officers severely beat and stabbed him on October 27, 2018, Human Rights Watch, EG Justice, Amnesty International, Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de España (APDH), and CIVICUS said today. Alfredo Okenve, the activist, said that the men forced him out of his car at gunpoint and after beating him, abandoned him in an uninhabited area. The assailants may have been targeting his brother,…

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