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Equatorial Guinea sues France over corruption inquiry (must-read)
BBC News ^ | 26 September 2012

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.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: corruption; equitorialguinea
An individual who was just there informed me the President has at least 6 PALACES built on the scale of buildings like that in Europe. His wife gets every third tanker of oil that comes out of the place. People are terrified to even look at any of the ruling family's vehicles when they pass by and waving of the hand at that time often results in death as security shoots whoever waves to make sure no gun is being brandished.

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...)

And this...

1 posted on 10/13/2012 9:47:36 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

How many palaces did Saddam Hussein have?

2 posted on 10/13/2012 10:02:36 AM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: donna

How many millions of $ has the American taxpayer spent on Obama’s and Moochell’s vacations and one night dates?

3 posted on 10/13/2012 10:19:12 AM PDT by freedom1st
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To: freedom1st

Good question.

4 posted on 10/13/2012 10:55:37 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

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.

5 posted on 10/13/2012 12:15:13 PM PDT by pops88 (Geek chick standing with Breitbart for truth)
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