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UN's No-Vax UNGA Has Read-Out With Estonia Latvia Lithuania by Guterres Violating Free Press and NYC Law

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UN GATE, Sept 22  – Each day, the current United Nations less accountable. And Inner City Press, banned now for the 1278th day by Secretary General Antonio Guterres continues to report on it, on August 16 publishing a UN internal memo about moving international staff to Kazakhstan. On August 16, 17 and 18 it in writing asking Guterres and his UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming about it - no answer. And no one they let in ask, or seeming had the memo, below.

  On September 21, even while banned Inner City Press covered what it could of the entrances to the lawless "honor system" UNGA, for example Nigeria and Bangladesh, then Bolonsaro and Biden. Then, a Brazil diplomatic in the UNGA tested positive for COVID, and Guterres covered it up.

Now on September 22, from the censor Guterres and three countries that collude or are willfully ignorant of what Guterres does, this: "The Secretary-General met jointly with H.E. Ms. Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia, H.E. Mr. Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia, and H.E. Mr. Gitanas Nauseda, President of the Republic of Lithuania. The Secretary-General and the Presidents discussed regional developments. The Secretary-General thanked the Presidents for their invitation to visit the Baltic states. The Secretary-General also commended President Kaljulaid on her role as the United Nations Global Advocate for “Every Woman Every Child”. The Secretary-General and the three Presidents exchanged views on cyber security and related challenges." Including, how to ban the Press which asks uncomfortable questions? It is time for these countries to either implement what they claim, or admit hypocrisy.

   We'll have more on this.

 On September 18, in violation of NYC COVID law and of basic free press principles, this: "Dear colleagues,  MALU has just informed us that there will be a stakeout on Monday, September 20th at 11:40 am with the Secretary-General and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, following the Informal Leaders Roundtable on Climate Action.  A limited number of only five (5) RESIDENT media, as well as a couple of photographers will be accommodated.   RSVPs will be taken on a first come first served basis. Please send your name to no later than 4:00 PM TODAY (09/18) with the subject line "STAKEOUT RSVP" if you want to attend.  The first 5 names will receive a confirmation from the UNCA Office and will be sent to MALU. Only those who received the confirmation email will be able to attend the stakeout. (No need to reply if you do NOT want to attend).   *** If you are selected and cannot attend the stakeout PLEASE inform us ASAP as there will be a waiting list. If you are not at the stakeout by 11:40 am your spot will be given to the first in line on the waiting list.   We will send a note when RSVP's reach capacity.   Thank you for your attention and cooperation.  Valeria Robecco President, United Nations Correspondents Association."

 Note: The UK Mission to the UN refuses Press questions, including about its failure on its failures in its former colony Southern British Cameroons (Ambazonia).

 The UN has neither responded to or offered any explanation when a lawyer's letter - to UN official Fleming, and Tal Mekel, and to each UNCA Executive Committee member - urged them to have a dialogue about ending the UN's banning and censorship of Inner City Press.

On August 9, an independent (minded) journalist asked Dujarric about the letter, video here,

Spokesman: There has been no change in Mr. Lee's status.     

Question:  Has the letter been answered? Do you plan to answer it?      

Spokesman:  It's been received. Whether or not it's been answered, I don't know yet.

The letter was received by the UN's Melissa Fleming, Maria Luiza Vioti and Tal Mekel and to each UNCA Executive Board member, to them citing UNCA's stated goals that it has a charter to supposedly uphold.

What's next? Since the letter, Inner City Press has published exclusive stories not only from the U.S. court systems but about the United Nations, including its agencies UNOPS, UNFPA, UNITAR and UNESCO. (Also credited in AP, Daily Mail, and Nigeria's Sahara Reporters, amid answers from the IMF.)

But none of its written questions have been answered by the UN Spokespeople, and it remains banned from entry to the UN's briefings. This must end.   


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