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Old 08-27-2012, 11:02 AM
 
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In the months leading up to the event, which takes place in a different African country each time it convenes, the selection of Equatorial Guinea as the location drew criticism from human rights groups. They argued that the country's official corruption and denials of political and human rights, documented in a State Department report, ran counter to the organization's goals.

Sullivan Summit Launches in Equatorial Guinea
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Old 08-27-2012, 11:07 AM
 
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Here's a profile of this regime.




Stolen Money Keeps Africa In Poverty - YouTube
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:35 PM
 
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There was even a "CNBC" special which in part focused on "Equatorial Guinea." They have a bad case of the "Dutch Disease" Dutch disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

But even before the Petro Billions began flowing "Equatorial Guinea" was hardly a bastion of Scandinavian Liberalism. It's a shame they can't quite capitalize off of being a Spanish speaking entrepot in the middle of Africa.
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Old 08-31-2012, 10:18 AM
 
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Here's a question. Do Black-Americans know how to respond to oppressors who are black?

I ask because I've heard it said that blacks in the U.S are more accustomed to oppressors being white. So when we run into a black oppressor we aren't used to dealing with them properly. I mean,would this organization have had this summit in aparthied South Africa? Many black rulers in post colonial Africa have been almost as brutal towards their people as the white aparthied gov't. But since they were black oppressive regimes they didn't get the attention that they should have gotten from blacks in the west. What's your opinion of this?
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