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On Cameroon Kumba Killings UN Guterres Canned Statement While Refuses All Press Qs

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Oct 25 – As more and more civilians have been killed by the Cameroon government of Paul Biya, absentee president for 39 years, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been silent. And the UN Security Council has been failing, too.

  Things have become so corrupt in the UN that October's President of the UN Security Council  banned Inner City Press from asking Cameroon questions at its Program of Work press conference on October 1. And on the other hand Human Rights Watch, whose Cameroon "expert" blocks Inner City Press, removed it from HRW's Louis Charbonneau's and UNCA's Oct 8 "human rights" presser, here.

 Now on October 25 corrupt UNSG Antonio Guterres, who has refused to answer all Press questions about Cameroon (while the IMF answers Inner City Press, here) has issued this:

"The Secretary-General is shocked by news of a horrific attack on a school in the city of Kumba, in Cameroon’s South-West Region, on 24 October, in which several children were reportedly killed and several others wounded. The attack is another disturbing reminder of the exacting heavy toll on civilians, including children, many of whom have been deprived of their right to education. Attacks on education facilities are a grave violation of children’s rights.        The Secretary-General extends his deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wishes a swift recovery to the wounded. He urges the Cameroonian authorities to conduct a thorough investigation to ensure that those responsible are held accountable.  He calls on all armed actors to refrain from attacks against civilians and to respect international humanitarian and international human rights law.     The Secretary-General strongly urges the parties to answer his call for a global ceasefire. He reiterates the availability of the United Nations to support an inclusive dialogue process leading to a resolution of the crisis in the North-West and South West regions of Cameroon.      Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General   New York, 25 October 2020." There is much more to this killing - but it must be seen the Guterres has made this conflict worse and not better. He should be impeached - and indicted.

  Meanwhile Amnesty is urging that Cameroonians not be deported to the country due to the possibility of torture by the Biya government: Cameroon is struggling with three concurrent crises: the widening conflict between the anglophone and the francophone regions; clashes between the government and armed separatists who are demanding greater autonomy; and a culture of impunity to human rights violations that has been created by the 37-year administration of President Paul Biya.    Nearly 700,000 people have been displaced and several thousand have been killed since the conflict began, with over 3.9 million currently in need of humanitarian support.

 There is a multi-individual complaint filed with the Department for Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) and DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG), condemning the agency for deploying excessive force to coerce Cameroonian asylum seekers into signing their own deportation papers. The complaint describes the coercive tactics, including threats of violence, taking of fingerprints while individuals are in restraint, and the use of pepper spray against those who decline to sign their deportation papers. Advocates allege that these abuses are in violation of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, which the U.S. has ratified, as well as ICE’s own standards.

 On August 10 Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric, also violating quarantine, issued a rare for the UN statement on Cameroon - but one that has emboldened Biya and his army to kill more civilians. While refusing to answer Inner City Press' written questions about the army's abuses, Dujarric cited the "murder of a young woman in Muyuka in the South-West...We call on armed actors to refrain from attacks against civilians."

   Following this statement, on which Dujarric allowed no follow up questions from Inner City Press, Biya's BIR has been burning down homes and killing entirely uninvolved civilians in Muyuka, and the UN has said nothing. These truly are Guterres' murders.

   While refusing Inner City Press' written questions including on Cameroon Dujarric took this from a long retired photographer for Ng Lap Seng: "Gloria, you had a question.     Question:  Yes, sir. I'm very involved in the Cameroon and those problems on the outskirts. Is there a way, when these people are attacked ‑‑ are also the Congo ‑‑ is there a way... do they have a way to immediately give an alert? Do they have cell phones? Do they have buzzers, like they have here in the schools, in case of a problem that they can press a button?    

Dujarric:  I don't know. I don't know is the short answer.     Correspondent:  Thank you.     Spokesman:  Don't know.     Okay. Okay. Unless I hear anybody wave... see anybody wave their hands frantically, I will leave you in peace, and we'll all go about our day. And I will see you tomorrow. Thank you.     [Briefing concludes]. UN corrupt.

Only *after* diplomats leave Guterres' corrupt UN do they at least answer questions:

 On July 24, Inner City Press asked the UK's former UN Ambassador - now Ambassador in DC - Karen Pierce, "Why during your tenure at the UN did the UN Security Council do nothing about the slaughter of Anglophones by Cameroon's ruler Paul Biya? What is the UK doing about it? What do you make of UNSG  Antonio Guterres ' smiling photo-op with Biya?"

  Ambassador Pierce to her credit at least responded: "Cameroon is not on the UN Security Council's agenda, but there have been several serious discussions of events there, held at the UN. The UK has chaired ARRIA meetings on Cameroon and has also sponsored a resolution at the HRC."

  Inner City Press has replied / followed up, "Thanks for your response, but I remember from being in the UN - before being ousted and banned b  Antonio Guterres  on & since 3 July 2018 - that pro-Biya UNOCA Envoy Francois Fall has called"separarists" in British Southern Cameroons as 'extremists.'" We'll have more on this.

Inner City Press was informed by sources in Guterres' own 38th floor office that Guterres had made a deal with Biya's UN Ambassador Tommo Monthe as chair of the UN Budget Committee for administrative favors in exchange for silence on the slaughter or "subduing" of the Anglophone minority.

When Inner City Press asked about it, Guterres used UN Security to rough up Inner City Press right after it interviewed Monthe, and to ban it from entering the UN, 710 days and counting.

 On June 12, while Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric refused all questions from Inner City Press as pro-Biya envoy Francois Fall's briefing resulted in UNSG "Press Elements" read by Nicolas de Riviere of the French Mission that did not mention Cameroon, this: the Cameroon army raided Mbokam, a village in Cameroon's North West region.  Amateur images taken this afternoon show some persons shot to death and buildings razed to ashes.   Unconfirmed reports say 11 persons were killed in the raid.  We'll have more on this.

  So what Cameroon issues is corrupt Guterres blocking? How about his friend Paul Biya arresting people handing out COVID-19 masks? This has been happening since May, with no answer from Guterres or Dujarric to Inner City Press. Now it it in German media - but nothing from the German Mission to the UN, complicit in Guterres' censorship. The UN (and EU) become more corrupted every day. Watch this site.

 On June 2, news that Buea-based journalist Samuel Wazizi a/k/a Samuel Ajiekah Abuwe was killed. According to Equinoxe Television, he died within a few days in detention from wounds and injuries sustained after his arrest - that is, he was killed by Biya's forces. And Guterres' UN has refused each and every question about Cameroon from the Press - Guterres is complicit and corrupt.

 On June 3, 4 and 5 Inner City Press asked Guterres and his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming in writing about the killing of Wazizi - no answer at all. On June 4 Inner City Press put the question to Guterres himself as he went from mansion to Mercedes, here - nothing.

 There's widely circulated video  a toddler whose mother was killed in Babanki (Kedjom Ketinguh) in Mezam, in the North West region of Cameroon. Soldiers are responsible, and 10 other civilians have been killed. Meanwhile corrupt Guterres and Catarina Vaz Pinto, the First Lady of Faux Socialism, ran right by Inner City Press loud questions about Cameroon on February 29, into the publicly funded mansion Guterres lives in some of the time. Story here with video. He, and it seems they, are corrupt and complicit.

 Also: one of the witnesses who exposed the Biya government's mass killing at Ngarbuh, Mallam Danjuma has been killed and dumped in Bui by government forces in Kikaikelaki. And from the UN of Guterres? Nothing. This is Guterres' genocide. He has the only press that ask him about it, even from his propaganda speech at NYC's The New School.

This is Guterres' genocide. Watch this site.


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