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In France Ladsous Who Blamed UN Rapes On Lack of Recreation Loses Even For Local Office

By Matthew Russell Lee

UNITED NATIONS, March 15 – UN Peacekeeping still faces budget cuts, and it is not unrelated to Herve Ladsous and its descent into sexual abuse and failure to protect civilians. In October 2019 Ladsous announced he was trying to run for local public office in France, getting local newspapers to praise without knowing much about it his career as a diplomat. Ladsous is the one who said his peacekeepers raped children because they didn't have enough presumably for-pay (and adult) recreation and R&R - see here. Video here.

  So corrupt is Ladsous that he lost even for this local post, with this history of rape justification. Results in Saint Geniez d'Olt and Aubrac 1 st round NO SECOND ROUND COMPLETE RESULTS 23 seats to be filled at the municipal council  List C. Sahuet Winner 59.93% | 733 votes | over List H. Ladsous 40.07% | 490 votes." In the local press: "With 40.07% of the votes cast, Hervé Ladsous, after having also praised the "civility" of the Marmots, declaring "to respect" the result of the ballot boxes, "without appeal".  How big of him - he will not try to start a coup d'etat. Corrupt.

  After that, and the supposedly accountable policies in France and in the #MeToo era, how can Ladsous run? Except from the law?

For the record, Ladsous covered up dozens of child rapes by his peacekeepers, and openly refused to answer Press questions about them. He refused to answer about his role during the genocide in Rwanda (shown by his memo here). So what is Ladsous' platform: the Child Rape and Genocide party? No matter how small the village, they can and should do better that Ladsous.

  Here's from his current propaganda in the local press: "His father was well known to the Marmots since Jean-Marie Ladsous was mayor from 1977 to 1995. After having embraced a diplomatic career, Hervé Ladsous, is launched, in turn, campaign.  "His father was a soldier, he was a diplomat," says Daniel Astier, current opposition municipal councilor who served for a term with Father Jean-Marie Ladsous and is now campaigning alongside his son Hervé. A remark that is not trivial about the intentions and especially the character of the candidate Hervé Ladsous. As a good diplomat with a good curriculum vitae (ambassador, cabinet director under Alain Juppé in particular, assistant secretary general to the United Nations, etc.), Hervé Ladsous chose the words. "I want to make myself useful by trying to instil a little more management and better governance Saint-Geniez has many advantages but also disadvantages related to its remoteness" . And to support his thought:"No more rigor because the level of municipal debt makes me worry and listen with a participatory budget to allow initiatives to be supported."  

  Yeah, Ladsous who destroyed UN Peacekeeping and its budget while calling for prostitution trips by its peacekeeper is going to fix the budget. Watch out.

When Ladsous held his "farewell" press conference on 24 March 2017, one would expect the questions of sexual abuse by peacekeepers, their spread of cholera in Haiti and recent failure to protect even Panel of Experts member Michael Sharp and his colleagues would be asked about. But this is the UN - those called on by UN spokesman Farhan Haq didn't ask anything about those topics, and when Inner City Press late in the press conference did so, Ladsous refused to answer. Haq tried to play it off, one last question in French, so Inner City Press asked in French. But that wasn't the point. Ladsous-friendly scribes urged a softball question to be asked over Inner City Press, after which Ladsous thanked them for their "professionalism."  Ladsous presided over the decay of UN Peacekeeping.


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