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Equatorial Guinea: Writer ends hunger strike

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Equatorial Guinea, Arts & Culture, Human Rights, Politics, Protest

Writer and poet Juan Tom├ís Avila Laurel decided to end a hunger strike [1] [es] in protest against the rule of Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who siezed power of Equatorial Guinea in 1979 in a military coup. “It makes no sense to continue with a protest that has lost its essence,” he said.