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On Somalia UN Guterres Refuses Questions Now UNSC Statement As Press Banned 1061st Day

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon YouTube
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UN GATE, May 1 – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres first threw the investigative Press out of the UN, then even to the pliant state media he left in, canceled his scheduled press conference on January 28. Instead he held a closed door meeting - which banned Inner City Press live-streamed (I, II, III) and now posts portions of on YouTube, here.  

 In May 2021, banned Inner City Press has repeatedly asked Guterres and his spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming about Somalia (and Kenya, and Somalialand), while Guterres tries to steal a second term.

  Now on May 28, this: "The members of the Security Council welcomed the agreement reached on 27 May at the summit convened by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on the implementation of the 17 September electoral model. They commended Somalia’s leaders for putting Somalia’s stability, security and development, and the best interests of the Somali people first.      The members of the Security Council welcomed the commitment to hold peaceful, transparent, inclusive and credible elections, which respect the agreed-upon minimum 30% women’s quota in parliament.       The members of the Security Council encouraged Somalia’s leaders to maintain this positive momentum so that elections can take place within 60 days as agreed."

This as the UNSC refused to circulate the letters and CVs of opponents of Guterres, including Inner City Press. A request has been put in to Estonia as president of the UNSC for June. Watch this site.

Back on January 31, UN system staff who have gotten no response from Guterres and his spokespeople have written to Inner City Press: "Dear Mr. Lee,  Below is a brief email to senior leadership team on the subject matter in Mogadisgu. We have written and written kindly you are surely our saviour.  Many thanks:
To UN officials and spokespeople including kaneko [at] Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2020,  Subject: Witch craft in office 
Dear Senior Leadership Team,  It would be nice to protect our lives in Mogadishu.Whereas we are under tense operation in the field our field leadership team in particular program Director - Ms. Qurat - Ul-Ain Sadozai is busy practicing witch craft in office.  We are a mixed community here and its very unfortunate that this issue has been brought to senior leadership team but with no solution. Please we kindly request quick attention over this woman we can no longer stand this in a public office.  Witch craft is an out dated method of keeping jobs we need help please!  UNMAS Staffs from Somalia Field Office."  We'll have more on this


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