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On Cameroon As WHO Gives Biya 14 Luxury Cars But No PPE UN Brags of Allegra Baiocchi

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, May 4 – As more and more civilians have been killed by the Cameroon government of Paul Biya, absentee president for 37 years, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been silent.

Inner City Press was informed by sources in Guterres' own 38th floor office that Guterres had made a deal with Biya's UN Ambassador Tommo Monthe as chair of the UN Budget Committee for administrative favors in exchange for silence on the slaughter or "subduing" of the Anglophone minority.

When Inner City Press asked about it, Guterres used UN Security to rough up Inner City Press right after it interviewed Monthe, and to ban it from entering the UN, 671 days and counting.

   Now on May 4 amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Guterres' spokesperson Stephane Dujarric read out propaganda about partnering with the Biya government on COVID-19: "in Cameroon, where there are more than 2,000 confirmed cases, the Resident Coordinator there, Allegra Baiocchi, and the UN team have been supporting the Government, even before the first case showed up in Cameroon.  On immediate health needs, 14 UN entities have developed a prevention and response plan to support national initiatives, with a funding gap of $15.5 million.  The UN helped recruit health workers; provided vehicles for contact tracing; assisted in sourcing tests and procured medical supplies and personal protective equipment.  UNDP, the World Bank and the Global Fund are helping to purchase medical equipment, including ventilators.  UN Women is working with religious leaders, women and youth organizations, while UNICEF and local authorities are installing hand-washing stations and providing face masks to vulnerable groups." Guterres belongs in the ICC, as defendant.

   On April 30 Inner City Press, at 5 am New York time, waited an hour to ask WHO's "African Leaders" press conference, for some reason run by the Davos-based World Economic Forum, why WHO in Cameroon gave Biya's government 14 luxury vehicles, and no PPE. But the questions was not taken; WHO and WEF preferred to call on South Africa state media SABC to ask a softball question to "their" health minister. And a written question to Boakyeagyemangc [at] about Cameroon and South Sudan (Guterres spreading Covid-19 and that country's High Level Taskforce demanding clarifications from WHO) has, days later, not been answered. Nor was Inner City Press called on despite again having its Zoom hand raised at the WHO briefing on May 4, unlike RFI and AFP.

   Later on April 30 Inner City Press in writing asked Guterres and his spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming questions including about the 14 luxury cars to Biya's cronies - no answer.

  On April 20, Inner City Press asked Dujarric, Guterres and others 21 questions including this: "this morning Inner City Press asked [an NGO often invited into Guterres' UN and which for now gives preference to his UN Censorship Alliance] which said it would be 'highly problematic' if Guterres does not include Cameroon in his CAAC report. Why hasn't he to date? Is he still claiming and taking credit for a ceasefire?"

  Two days, no answer at all. Only this read out by Dujarric from his penthouse apartment: "we acknowledge the commitment of the President of Cameroon to resolve the conflict in the North‑West and South‑West regions through peaceful means." Video on Facebook; YouTube. Guterres is a corrupt censor.

   Now this call to release the political prisoners Guterres and his Nigerian Deputy SG Amina J. Mohammed have ignored or been complicity in imprisoning: "Most of the Anglophones who are currently in detention  were sentenced on terrorism charges, among which is Ayuk Tabe Julius, and Nine others who were sentenced to life imprisonment. Other inmates have not been convicted yet, and about 75 percent are currently held in pre-trial detention. These people could not be released under Article 8 of the constitution because that falls under the prerogative of the judiciary, whereas those to be freed under the COVID-19 response fall under a presidential decree. The Cameroonian judiciary can release Anglophone prisoners using 'nolle prosequi' meaning 'will no longer prosecute.'"

   Now after Guterres ghoulishly took credit for a voluntary ceasefire declared by one opposition group in the Southern Cameroon without making any comment about Paul Biya's army ceasing fire, the absurdity has become clear. A list of nation states tipping their hat to a ceasefire does NOT include the Cameroon of Paul Biya, photo here. And from ghoulish Guterres? Absolute silence and censorship. Guterres is a war criminal: ICC or MCC.

  On March 19 when Guterres held a propaganda virtual briefing with only his supporters, Biya like, and again on March 20 when his spokesman Stephane Dujarric phoned it in from his apartment on Manhattan Upper East Side while blocking Inner City Press on WhatsApp on which he said he would take questions, Inner City Press asked about Cameroon. No answers.

[Since Dujarric said he would take questions, but blocks Inner City Press, we publish this, with more to follow: "Dear colleagues,  The spokesperson's office has provided us with both Stephane and Farhan's cell number so that correspondents can send a question via WhatsApp or text before noon.  Stephane Dujarric +1 917 622 7652" Ask away.]

  This as Biya tried to jam through a vote even amid the Coronavirus crisis. Inner City Press also asked about Guinea and while no answer, Guterres in a canned statement "took note" of Sunday's election. But on Cameroon, once again, complicit silence. Cameroon is the genocide of Guterres. We'll have more on this.

  With Inner City Press, Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric on March 9 said "in response to questions" he was denouncing one of the few attacks in Cameroon NOT by Paul Biya's forces, in Bamenda on Women's Day. Inner City Press has asked him and Melissa Fleming, whose question was that in response to? No answer. Guterres?

  Meanwhile Guterres and Dujarric have had no comment on, and have refused to answer on, Cameroon's expulsion and now public trashing of their own UN OCHA officials in Bamenda, Andrew Jack Pendleton. Biya's minister Atanga Nji has publicly denounced this UN official for his mild comments on the government's slaughter of civilians at Ngarbuh. But Guterres has said nothing. The most basic thing a UN Secretary General is expected to do is speak for UN officials being chased out. But no - Guterres is too corrupt.

On February 16 Inner City Press from its sources in Cameroon reported on the killing of more than two dozen civilians including children in Ngar in NW Cameroon.

Before 10 am on February 17 Inner City Press in writing asked Guterres, his spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and Eri Kaneko about the killings.  

There was no answer, and with Dujarric on vacation in Orlando, Florida, Eri Kaneko fielded only two questions at a ten minute long noon briefing on February 17 that Inner City Press was banned from entering and asking at.   Since then Guterres, Dujarric and Melissa Fleming have refused to answer daily questions from Inner City Press on what has become their genocide in Cameroon.

 Now there's widely circulated video  a toddler whose mother was killed in Babanki (Kedjom Ketinguh) in Mezam, in the North West region of Cameroon. Soldiers are responsible, and 10 other civilians have been killed. Meanwhile corrupt Guterres and Catarina Vaz Pinto, the First Lady of Faux Socialism, ran right by Inner City Press loud questions about Cameroon on February 29, into the publicly funded mansion Guterres lives in some of the time. Story here with video. He, and it seems they, are corrupt and complicit.

 Also: one of the witnesses who exposed the Biya government's mass killing at Ngarbuh, Mallam Danjuma has been killed and dumped in Bui by government forces in Kikaikelaki. And from the UN of Guterres? Nothing. This is Guterres' genocide. He has the only press that ask him about it, even from his propaganda speech at NYC's The New School.

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