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UN Mission of Sierra Leone Is Sued For Vermin Infestation & Fire Risk Impunity Like Guterres

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, May 21 – Sierra Leone's Mission to the United Nations is being sued for "posing an immediate danger [with] mold and vermin infestation."  

The Sierra Leonean Mission is at 245 East 49th Street, right near the United Nations which also poses dangers, in its impunity.

 Next door neighbors have sued the Mission in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which Inner City Press while banned from the UN by Antonio Guterres now covers daily.

  The complaint identifies Sierra Leonean diplomats' "failure to follow basic fire-prevention protocols... creating an opportunity for flying debris, fire and other dangers."  

The SDNY docket reflects that, of the complaint, "service was accept by Fatima (F/B 40-49 years old, 5'4" tall, 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes) who advised at the time of service that she is authorized to accept on behalf of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the UN." 

 Inner City Press will be following this case, and others of impunity.


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