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On Cameroon Biya Rep Thanks Cross River Nigeria For Its Collusion Like Guterres and His Deputy

By Matthew Russell Lee, Video

UNITED NATIONS GATE, May 27 – After the UN Security Council on May 13 held belated "Arria formula" session about Cameroon, an informal one with no outcome on which even co-sponsors Germany and the UK refused to answer Press questions, hypocrisy and cover up of the UN's failure remain evident. Video by banned Inner City Press here.

  Inner City Press has asked UNSG Antonio Guterres and his spokesman Stephane Dujarric and others, "May 22-5: On Cameroon, what is the SG's comment if any and action if any at all on for example that Paul Biya's forces reportedly shot dead 4 month old Martha in Muyuka on 20th May?" There has been no answer, and now Antonio Guterres after a murky two day disappearance, probably to Lisbon but who knows, is in Vienna then off to use public money to collect an award for himself.

  In the Nigeria of Guterres' deputy Amina J. Mohammed, "Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has disclosed that more than 30,000 Cameroun [sic] refugees are currently living in the state. Ayade stated this in a goodwill message on the occasion of the 47th Anniversary celebration of National Unity of the Republic of Cameroun organized by the Cameroonian Consulate at the Venetian Arena, Murtala Muhammed Highway, Calabar. He maintained that the refugees were enjoying amazing hospitality from their hosts as attested to by the Country Director, UN Committee on Refugees He expressed delight in the choice of the 2019 anniversary’s theme, ‘Unity in Diversity.' He congratulated Cameroun President, Paul Biya on his victory at the polls and wished the Republic of Cameroon many fruitful years of peaceful existence. In his speech, the Cameroun Consul to Nigeria, Mr Onana Patrice, thanked Cross River State for its hospitability, especially during the recent refugee crisis in Cameroun." Notice how it's spelled, as Guterres maintains his ghoulish no due process ban on Inner City Press, now in its 327st day. We'll have more on this.

  Kuwait is a member of the Security Council, for seven more months, and heard what was said in the UNSC on May 13. Even the sanitized Lowcock and handpicked NGO version was troubling. But now on May 30 the Amir of Kuwait and the Crown Prince, Al-Sabah, told cabled congratulations and best wishes to 37 year ruler now killer Paul Biya. Kuwait's mission to the UN, when Inner City Press was roughed up and banned from entering the UN amid its questions about Guterres' performance, opined that "as long as UNCA is against you, nothing will change." So much for freedom of the press: UNCA has had a president who gave an UN/CA screening to Sri Lanka government's war crimes denial film, a photo op to UN briber Ng Lap Seng, and now has Chinese state media judging its "journalism" awards for UN coverage - no reporting on Chinese UN bribery, nor mention of the exclusion of Taiwanese journalists from the UN, etc allowed! We'll have more on this.

  On the other hand, publicly (mis) funded Voice of America which has Guterres favored access to the UN ran an article about the Arria meeting not by its UN correspondent but by another, who now writes about the Cameroon military with NO MENTION of its killings in the SW and NW of the country, or even abuses of civilians in the North. This is from VOA: "A Cameroon military engineering corps compactor is constructing a portion of the road linking its northern border town of Kousseri to the Chadian capital Ndjamena and Borno state in northeastern Nigeria.  Colonel Jackson Kamgain, director of Cameroon military engineering corps, says they re-launched the World Bank-sponsored project in March 2018 after it had been abandoned for four years.  He said since independence in 1961, the Cameroon military engineering corps has participated actively in the development of all localities and insures that major projects in conflict zones are not abandoned unlike in many other countries where military engineering departments concentrate only on making access easy for troops in areas of war or conflicts." Why are taxpayers funding this? Or VOA after it lobbied UN Stephane Dujarric to oust Inner City Press, here? We'll have more on this.

   Because it was an informal meeting and the proponents would not answer questions and Antonio Guterres' UN has yet to provide requested information to Inner City Press, it has allowed Paul Biya's government to claim, in effect, that no meeting took place: "Some member states of the United Nations Security Council had an informal meeting on Monday to discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis in the Anglophone region of Cameroon.  A communiqué issued by the Cameroonian Ministry of External Relations however denied reports of a UN Security Council Meeting on the Anglophone region crisis.  According to the communiqué no such meeting is scheduled.    The communiqué further stated that, this meeting was a ‘’ free consultation entirely outside of the Council on the initiative of certain members who are interested in the humanitarian situation in Cameroon.’‘  It further added that outcomes of this meeting will not be binding on the government since the meeting was informal as specified by Cameroon’s diplomacy."

The meeting ended without any outcome, after Paul Biya's longtime Ambassador Tommo Monthe lashed out at social media as UNSG Antonio Guterres does. Monthe told Inner City Press, as it asked about Biya cutting the Internet in the Anglophone zones, that Inner City Press could get thrown out of the UN. And it was, by Guterres, now 321 days and counting.

 (Inner City Press went and began interested at the Ambazonia / Southern Cameroons demonstration in the 47th Street park, in the rain, video here.)

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