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Equatorial Guinea: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Sixth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, November-December 2009

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AFR 24/002/2009

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International raises concern over shortcomings in national legislation and national institutions to promote and protect human rights. The organization also expresses concerns about human rights violations, specifically arbitrary detention; prolonged detention without charge or trial; incommunicado detention; abductions from neighbouring countries and enforced disappearances; torture and other ill-treatment and death in detention; and unfair trials.

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