Rights Groups Want Equatorial Guinea Loan Delayed

The International Monetary Fund's executive board will vote in December 2019 on a U.S.$280 million loan agreement with Equatorial Guinea. Rights groups are calling for a postponement, saying the program preceding the loan agreement and planned conditions for the loan, are insufficient to address deep-rooted rights violations, corruption, and related impunity by the government.

  • Equatorial Guinea:  IMF - Delay Vote On Equatorial Guinea Loan

    HRW, 21 November 2019

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Executive Board should delay a planned December 2019 vote on a US$280 million loan agreement with Equatorial Guinea, eight human rights and… Read more »

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