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As Cameroon Player John Mary Charges China Racism UN Guterres Refuses Press Questions

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UN GATE, Sept 6 – The United Nations in the time of Antonio Guterres has devolved not only into corruption and censorship, but also racism, including as regards French neo-colony Cameroon. Guterres has refused to answer Inner City Press' questions aboutt Cameroon, and about anti-African racism in China. Now the stories come together:

Cameroon forward John Mary and his club Shenzhen FC charged on Saturday that he was racially abused during a Chinese Super League match against Shanghai Shenhua.  Mary alleged that the abuse came from the Shenhua bench and Shenzhen have made a complaint to the Chinese Football Association. The 27-year-old player said  that the incident, which allegedly took place during Friday's 0-0 tie in Dalian, was "disgusting".  Mary was the one sent off in the 91st minute after remonstrating with the Shenhua bench. Shenzhen hope the red card will be overturned.  "I've been insulted because of what I am, being a black man," said Mary, who played in Thai, Serbian and Slovenian leagues before moving to China with Meizhou Hakka in 2018.  He joined Shenzhen, coached by Jordi Cruyff, in July last year.

Guterres not only helps cover up Paul Biya's killing of civilians in Cameroon - he has also refused to answer Press questions about anti-African racism, worsening amid COVID-19. 

  Inner City Press first published Guterres memo to UN staff to not join the George Floyd protests, here, and noted that his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric's "press briefings," as controlled by UN Global Communicator Melissa Fleming, have no African journalists, no questions about South Sudan or DRC or Cameroon, which killed journalist Samuel Wazizi. There was Fleming's precessor stealing member states' money meant for Swahili broadcasting, and recent colonial "LOOTING IN MIDTOWN: MY ACCOUNT."

  Now this, immediately leaked to and now published by Inner City Press - "Date: 28 August 2020 at 00:49:05 CEST
 Subject: Interim suspension of the United Nations Survey on Racism

Dear Colleagues,     On 19 August, the United Nations Survey on Racism was sent to all staff members as part of the Organization’s campaign of dialogue and action to eradicate racism and promote dignity within the United Nations.     The survey has been taken offline following a number of legitimate concerns raised by staff on some of the content of the survey and we regret any pain and distress it has caused. We fully understand their frustration and acknowledge the need to further approach the issue of race and ethnic identity with greater sensitivity and awareness.     Taking into account the genuine concerns expressed by staff, we are reviewing the content of the survey and will communicate when the survey will be relaunched.      We take this opportunity to thank staff for their frank feedback as part of a deep and open discussion on the issue of racism and racial discrimination in the United Nations.     Thank you for your patience and understanding.     Yours sincerely,     Office of Human Resources  Office of the UN Ombudsman and Mediation Service."

Why does Guterres not resign, other than the bribe money and free / publicly funded vacations he can keep milking out of the Organization:

  Back on June 23 UN staff disgusted at Guterres who they call a racist leaked to Inner City Press (which asked Guterres and Dujarric about it but they canceled their briefing, not answer this or the admission by an alleged war criminal he used them and UNCA to ban the Press) a "dubious" racial survey sent to their bosses, who are complicit in roughing up and banning Press, for war criminal and to cover up corruption: "Sent: Monday, June 22, 2020 9:59 AM To: Movses Abelian <>; Olga Algayerova <>; Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana <>; Amina Mohammed <>; Inger Andersen <>; Elia Armstrong <>; Michelle Bachelet [OHCHR] <>; Zainab Hawa Bangura <>; Alicia Barcena <>; David Beasley [WFP] <>; Rola Dashti <>; Rosemary Anne Di Carlo <>; Adama Dieng <>; Shireen Lillian Dodson <>; Patricia Espinosa <>; Fang Liu <>; Grete Faremo <>; Melissa Fleming <>; Melissa Fleming [UNHCR]; Henrietta H Fore [UNICEF] <>; Virginia Gamba <>; Bience Gawanas <>; Tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus [WHO] <>;  Gilbert F. Houngbo [IFAD] <>; bishar.hussein [UPU] <>; Natalia Kanem [UNFPA] <>; Atul Khare <>; Mukhisa Kituyi <>; Chaste Abimana <>; Philippe Lazzarini <>; Kitack Lim <>; Mark Lowcock <>; David Malone [UNU] <>; Gilles Michaud <>; Mami Mizutori <>; Najat Maalla Mjid <>; Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka [UNWOMEN] <>; Izumi Nakamitsu <>; Fatoumata Ndiaye <>; Robert Piper <>; Catherine Pollard <>; QU, Dongyu (ODG) <>; Maimunah Mohd Sharif <>; Maimunah Mohd Sharif <>; josette.sheeran [WFP] <>; Vera Songwe <>; Achim Steiner [UNDP] <>; Petteri Taalas <>; Fekitamoeloa Tupoupai Manuula Utoikamanu <>; Tatiana Valovaya <>; Antonio Vitorino <>; Vladimir Voronkov <>; Ghada Fathy Ismail Waly <>; houlin.zhao [ITU] <>; Jose Eladio Alcain Bigliante <>; Annadif Khatir Mahamat Saleh <>; Mohamed Ibn Chambas <>; Stefano Del Col <>; Francois Lounceny Fall <>; Mehari Zewde Gebremariam <>; Natalia Gherman <>; Martin Griffiths <>; Abhijit Guha <>; Jeanine Plasschaert <>; Jan Kubis <>; Mirko Manzoni <>; Nickolay Mladenov <>; Mankeur Ndiaye <>; Parfait Onanga-Anyanga <>; Geir O. Pedersen <>; Carlos Ruiz [USC] <>; David Shearer <>; Rosine H. Sori-Coulibaly <>; Elizabeth Spehar <>; Colin Williams <>; Zahir Tanin <>; Hanna Tetteh <>; Huang Xia <>; Stephanie Williams <>; Leila Zerrougui <>; Zhenmin Liu <>; Joao Miguel Ferreira De Serpa Soares <>; Amadu Kamara <>; Christian Saunders <>; Adele Grant <>; Martha Helena Lopez <>; Patricia Nemeth <>; Mark Polane <>; Khassim Diagne <>; SGCentral <>; Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti <>; Patricia Nemeth <>; Leila Manly-Spain <>; Bintou Keita <>; Miguel Mourato Gordo <>; Jonathan Ball <>; Mahamat Saleh [WFP]; BYANYIMA, Winnie; Mohamed Ibn Chambas <>; Francois Lounceny Fall <>; Gilbert Houngbo [IFAD] <>; bishar.hussein [UPU] <>; Mukhisa Kituyi <>; Jeremiah Nyamane Mamabolo <>; Mankeur Ndiaye <>; Parfait Onanga-Anyanga <>; Moussa Oumarou [ILO]; Ibrahim Thiaw <>; Melissa Permezel <>

 Dear Heads of Entities, Departments & Offices,      In its resolution 68/237, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that despite the efforts and initiatives undertaken by Member States to prohibit discrimination and segregation and to engender the full enjoyment of economic, social and cultural as well as civil and political rights, millions of human beings continue to be victims of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, including their contemporary systemic manifestations, some of which take violent forms.     Having recognized the importance of this statement and its resonance with the realities of people of African descent throughout the world, and being fully cognizant of the fact that our organization cannot profess to stand for ‘We, the People of the world’ ... We are asking you to please share the link to this survey found at UNPAD Survey throughout your respective entities, departments and offices for your staff to complete." The process, the staff say, is dubious and lacks credibility like Guterres

   On June 8, when Guterres was asked the question of his own staff and ex-staff's view of him as a colonial racist, he rebuffed the questions and did not answer, on way from mansion to Mercedes. Video here.

 Since then, this letter to the editor: "Dear Editor of Inner City Press.  I was reading you recent article regarding the UN Memo to staff not to join the George Floyd protests (link here), and how this was later corrected after internal criticism, but then I wondered, what benefit can come from writing about the United Nations and Racism, if the UN verbally denounces Racism to mobilise resources, but behind these words and lip service, the UN is manifested with Racism? 

Since you published your investigative article in 2019 about the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) (link here) and how the entire Management structure of this organisation, mostly hired -by their unqualified Executive Secretary-Judith Karl-  are white and from North Countries,  even-though the main purpose of this UN organisation is  to serve the Least Developed Countries.  You mentioned in your article how staff of color and staff from the south were targeted, discriminated against and  let go from service at UNCDF to allow the Executive Secretary to hire new white staff from the North.  You articulated how racism was practiced at UNCDF and you provided evidence, you described the financial and managerial corruption being conducted at UNCDF with evidence, yet, not one official UN investigation was conducted or news of.  The United Nations is a Lip Service. Before the UN denounces Racism in the USA, they should denounce and hold Racists accountable at their own management. Considering previous trends, the UN, the UNDP as Managing Director of UNCDF and his Office of Audit and Investigation will not take any action with  hopes that the story is not picked up by the news until this trend related to Racism fades away.  In conclusion Mr. Editor, what benefit can come from writing about the UN and Racism. You are talking to a Lip Service Agency. Don't expect Actions.  p.s. Stay well. I do appreciate your reporting, and we will continue to support you."

 While the UN and Guterres use Africa to raise most of their money (while providing no accountability to those raped in Central African Republic, and given COVID-19 in South Sudan by UN busses with no social distancing), there has not been a single African journalist on any of the virtual noon briefing held by Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric.

At the IMF virtual briefing on April 15, transcript here, there were questions taken from journalists in Ghana, and Inner City Press' questions taken by name on Cote d'Ivoire and Zambia, on which Dujarric not only didn't answer the question Inner City Press submitted in three format, but blocked Inner City Press on Twitter and on WhatsApp through which he said he took questions. The overall blocking, and exclusion of these questions, is perpetuated by Melissa Fleming, also broadcasting from a huge apartment.

   Guterres' UN is racist, a censor, and a fraud. It should be defunded, like and beyond WHO. Its censorship, particuarly now, cannot be allowed to continue. Watch this site. 


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