The contemporary political history of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni)

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Wave of arrests following government crackdown on opposition party activists
Amnesty International, 2 July 1997. The arrests of party activists in Bata—the capital of Equatorial Guinea's mainland province of Rio Muni. One was Amancio Gabriel Nze, a leading member of the Convergencia para la Democracia Social (CPDS), Convergence for Social Democracy.
Equatorial Guinea Installs New Government
Post Express (Lagos), 4 March 2001. The new Prime Minister, Candido Muatetame Rivas, has formed a new government, after the removal of his predecessor. President Nguema appointed Mr. Rivas following the resignation of the previous prime minister, Angel Serafin Seriche Dougan, who was blamed for creating a constitutional crisis.
Detainees held incommunicado in Bata
AFR, 28 March 2002. Detainees held incommunicado in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, for their alleged links with a not yet legalized opposition party, are at risk of dying under torture. The Fuerza Democratica Republicana (FDR), Republican Democratic Force and Union Popular (UP), Popular Union.
Opposition Leaders Jailed for 20 Years Each
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 10 June 2002. Some 68 opposition leaders in Equatorial Guinea have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from six to 20 years for reportedly plotting to overthrow President Teodoro Obiang Nguema. They include Felipe Ondo, head of the Democratic Republican Force and Severo Moto of the Progress Party.