Groups slam foundation's summit in E. Guinea

DAKAR Senegal (AP) - Human rights groups are calling on a foundation named for a late U.S. civil rights leader to cancel an upcoming summit in Equatorial Guinea, where the government is accused of torturing political opponents and other human rights abuses. The Leon Full version (available to lexis...

Human rights lawyer missing in Equatorial Guinea

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Rights groups say a prominent human rights lawyer in Equatorial Guinea went missing two days ago during a visit to a prison, raising concerns he may be unlawfully detained. Human Rights Watch and EG Justice on Wednesday called on the government to Full version (available to lexis...