The award-winning African cartoonist and activist Ramón Esono Ebalé remains in arbitrary detention after being arrested on 16 September in Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea, according to the campaign group PEN International, which is seeking the support of Resurgence & Ecologist readers.

Ebalé, who ran a satirical blog and is the author of a graphic novel, is a well-known critic of President Obiang and his government. He uses his drawings to highlight human rights issues and the large levels of inequality in the country. While originally only questioned about his drawings and blog, he ...


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