UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT TO PROBE EXERCISE OF FREE EXPRESSION EQUATORIAL GUINEA: UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT TO PROBE EXERCISE OF FREE EXPRESSION New York, Nov 29 2002 12:00PM A United Nations human rights expert on freedom of opinion and expression will leave Sunday for a weeklong visit Equatorial Guinea at the Government's invitation. Special Rapporteur Ambeyi Ligabo plans to meet with the country's authorities, including senior Government officials and magistrates. He will also hold talks with human rights officials and representatives of civil society, the media, and the UN system. Mr. Ligabo is mandated by the UN Commission on Human Rights to gather information, including through in-country missions, on discrimination against, threats or use of violence and harassment directed at anyone seeking to exercise or to promote the exercise of the right to free opinion and expression.
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