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UN Downplayed Dead in CAR, Pays France to Re-Start Colonies, Twerks

By Matthew Russell Lee

UNITED NATIONS, December 18 -- The UN claims that its response to the crisis in the Central African Republic is the first example of its post Sri Lanka failure Rights Up Front plan.

  But on Wednesday, while UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made Miley Cyrus twerking jokes to a group of complacent correspondents who tried to silence reporting on Sri Lanka, Amnesty International outed the UN for having undercounted and downplayed the extent of the killing in the CAR.

  And Doctors Without Border complained of UN inaction in Bangui, with international staff hiding in their compounds while people were killed and suffering just outside. When Inner City Press asked Ban about this, he blamed it on the lack of government and infrastructure in the CAR.

  Well, Central African Republic was a French colony that was left in shambles. France supported "Emperor" Bokasa and sold him Faberge eggs and mink capes, then supported Bozize, and may still.

The UN has gotten so desperate that it applauds France re-asserting its colonial interests, and ascribes France's deployments to itself, "Rights Up Front."

  But when the soldiers France has brought into Mali from other former colonies and put in blue helmets to get paid, like France does for airfield services in Kidal, open fire at civilians, no one will answer for it.

  Least of all France, whose Ambassador Araud even as December's Security Council president has twice rejected and tried to mock questions about the chain of command in Mali. Araud has refused to say how much France is paid by the UN for airfield support in Mali.

  Meanwhile past 9 pm on Wednesday the UN Budget Committee met. President of the General Assembly John Ashe seemed to say its work will finish in two days, the Friday before Christmas. Amid talk of bracketing, this seems unlikely. In any case for the UN, credibility can't be budgeted.

  Wednesday night alongside the ball of the UN Censorship Alliance, another diplomat tweeted photos from an event where Herve Ladsous, the fourth Frenchman in a row to head UN Peacekeeping, purported to thank troop contributing countries in the Dag Hammarskjold Library penthouse.

It is unknown for now what Ladsous said -- on December 17 he refused to talk about South Sudan, then let it leak out that 400 to 500 were killed. Is that subject to the 100% Amnesty International UN obfuscation multiplier? Watch this site.


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