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In Corrupt UN of Guterres Vietnam and Niger Wined and Dined by UN Censorship Alliance

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
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UN GATE / SDNY COURT, Jan 25 – As the United Nations has become increasingly corrupt and ineffectual during the rule of Antonio Guterres, he has been assisted by the UN Correspondents Association, with group dominated by state media, many of them from authoritarian countries.

China, for example, has a veto on the UNCA Executive Committee - before Inner City Press quit UNCA and then was roughed up and banned from the UN, now 571 days, by Guterres, it was warned by the Xinhua representative on UNCA's board to stop raising "anti-China" issues, or else.   

  Now in the UN Guterres has banned Inner City Press from, this untransparent travesty: "This is a reminder that the annual general membership meeting will take place on Monday, January 27th at 3:00 pm in the UNCA room.  The agenda is as follows:  1) Introduction of the new 2020 UNCA Executive Committee 2) Presentation of UNCA subcommittees and their upcoming agendas 3) Presentation of 2019 UNCA and UNCA Awards financials 4) UNCA room and membership activities for 2020 5) Other matters [What, how to prevent independent Press from entering the UN?]

   Also, to continue our annual tradition and to kick of the new year, UNCA will host an informal meet and greet reception following the general meeting with the elected 5 non-permanent members of the UN Security Council at 5:30 pm in the UNCA Room.  The occasion has always been to facilitate interactions between diplomats and the press corps with the hopes of building good working relationships moving forward.  Drinks and food will be served.  I look forward to seeing you there.   Valeria Robecco President, United Nations Correspondents Association."   

  Those celebrated include Niger and Vietnam. Will it be "off the record" or will these scribes bite the hands that feed them? The food and drink will be Italian, likely arranged by Robecco's predecessor Giampaolo Pioli, a gentleman journalist who because his wife is a Turkish pasta magnate owns many apartments in Manhattan, renting them out to the diplomats and UN officials he ostenisbly covers, such as Sri Lanka's alleged war criminal (in the White Flag Killings case), Palitha Kohona.  

   Pioli is still on the board, along with among others: Jianguo Ma, Xinhua News Agency - UNCA Second Vice President 2020, S-313; Ali Barada, France 24; Asharq Al-Awsat, S-340B; Philippe Rater, Agence France-Presse; S-0316."

  Yes, France which supports Paul Biya the 38 year "president" of Cameroon as goes Antonio "Big Tony" Guterres as Biya kills civilians in the SW and NW regions. We'll have more on this, including this week on the radio (that's beyond Inner City Press' daily reporting from the Federal courts where UN corruption has been twice proved, but ignored and joined in by UNCA).

   Inner City Press has a right to enter and cover the UN, even as it refused and refuses to pledge allegiance to Big Tony and his scribes in UNCA, become the UN Censorship Alliance. Watch this site. 


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