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Cry Havoc: Simon Mann's Account of his Failed Equatorial Guinea Coup Attempt

1 November 2011 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Chatham House, London


Simon Mann, Author and Coup Attempt Leader
Discussant: Alex Vines, Research Director, Regional and Security Studies, Chatham House, and author, Well Oiled: Oil and Human Rights in Equatorial Guinea
Chair: Professor Nana Poku, John Ferguson Professor of African Studies and Dean, School of Social and International Studies, University of Bradford



The speaker will outline his version of events surrounding the failed coup attempt against Equatorial Guinea in 2004. He will contend that a number of governments had prior knowledge and offered tacit endorsement of the coup attempt.