Equatorial Guinea: Opposition Figure Wrongly Convicted

The conviction of a prominent member of Equatorial Guinea’s beleaguered political opposition is a travesty of justice. A trial court in the city of Bata found Wenceslao Mansogo Alo, a medical doctor, guilty of professional negligence and sentenced him to three years in prison in a politically motivated trial.

Correction: A statement issued by the government of Equatorial Guinea clarified that Dr. Wenceslao Mansogo Alo was suspended from practicing medicine for five years. Dr.

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