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Both Bolton and HRW Roth Blame Coronavirus on China But HRW Backs UN Ban of Press For CEFC

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
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UN GATE / SDNY COURT, March 21 –  Amid the Coronavirus crisis strange bedfellows are becoming more common. Take for example John Bolton and Ken Roth, the long time sanctimonious head of Human Rights Watch, whose UN representative colluded in the banning of Inner City Press.

   Ken Roth wrote, "Where would the world be today if Chinese authorities had heeded rather than censored the Wuhan medical whistleblowers who in December tried to warn us of the coronavirus threat. The censorship gave the virus a disastrous three-week head start."    

   And John Bolton wrote, more pointedly, "China silenced coronavirus whistleblowers, expelled journalists, destroyed samples, refused CDC help, and concealed counts of deaths and infections. It's fact there was a massive coverup. China is responsible. The world must act to hold them accountable."

    But beyond accountability, because of legal immunity and the mindless or self-selving support of people like Ken Roth is Antonio Guterres of the United Nations.

    Inner City Press asked why Guterres omitted from his public financial disclosure the money he took from Gulbenkian Foundation, which tried to sell its il company Partex to convicted UN briber CEFC China Energy.

    Guterres and his spokesman Stephane Dujarric responding by using UN Security Lieutenant Ronald E Dobbins to physically oust Inner City Press as it questioned Cameroon's ambassador Tommo Monthe with whom Guterres also had a genocide denying deal, and ban it 627 days since.

    HRW said nothing. Its UN representative Louis Charbonneau lobbied Dujarric to throw Inner City Press out of the UN. Both Charbonneau and its seems Roth express contempt for Bolton. But Roth is saying the same thing. Will others on Bolton's side of the ledger, recently in the loop, actually take action on these issues? We'll have more on this. Watch this site. 


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