Skip to comments.Equatorial Guinea sues France over corruption inquiry (must-read)
Posted on 10/13/2012 9:47:29 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Equatorial Guinea has asked the International Court of Justice to order France to end a corruption inquiry into the oil-rich country's ruling family. The ICJ confirmed the move, but said France's consent to the court's jurisdiction was required. In July, Paris issued an arrest warrant for the son of Equatorial Guinea's leader on money-laundering charges.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
And, this line from the story...
In October 2011, the US government said it would seek to recover assets worth more than $70m from Mr Obiang.
Is this the kind of rule we're going to end up with here? It appears that almost all of our higher level government officials have this kind of disparity in mind for the United States. They live like kings, we live like serfs and don't complain. If you do, you die.
Here's the mansion in France seized...(think about how the people in abject poverty in Equitorial Guinea are living when you look at it...)
How many palaces did Saddam Hussein have?
How many millions of $ has the American taxpayer spent on Obama’s and Moochell’s vacations and one night dates?
I’ve lived in a 4th world country that we send millions of dollars in aid to. Operative word is “aid.” It’s to help develop the country. Where does it go? Directly into the Royal’s coffers to pay for their lifestyle. All foreign aid should be stopped. It’s nothing more than bribes and throwing money away...our hard earned tax dollars. Spend an evening with someone who works with the IMF to get a clue.