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While China Buys Head of UN Guterres Its Pressure on Amoral HSBC and UK Panned by US

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UN GATE, June 9– While the UN of Antonio Guterres more and more cravenly sells out to China - Guterres himself conceals his personal financial links to UN briber CEFC China Energy - this on June 9 from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: "The United States stands with our allies and partners against the Chinese Communist Party’s coercive bullying tactics. In the latest example, Beijing has reportedly threatened to punish British bank HSBC and to break commitments to build nuclear power plants in the United Kingdom unless London allows Huawei to build its 5G network. Shenzhen-based Huawei is an extension of the Chinese Communist Party’s surveillance state.  The CCP’s browbeating of HSBC, in particular, should serve as a cautionary tale. Just last week, the bank’s Asia-Pacific CEO, Peter Wong, a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, signed a petition supporting Beijing’s disastrous decision to destroy Hong Kong’s autonomy and to break commitments."

  One point: HSBC, which banked for El Chapo, is no victim. The World Health Organization issued a denial, which Inner City Press published minutes after issuance, that China's Xi Jinping "personally asked WHO to hold back information about human to human transmission and delayed the global response for four to six weeks" at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.

   Neither WHO, nor the UN of Antonio Guterres with its new propaganda "Verified" censorship campaign, mentioned that WHO's "Goodwill Ambassador" Peng Liyuan is the wife of Xi Jinping.

  She is also a Goodwill Ambassador of equally corrupted UNESCO, Inner City Press stories here.

Another WHO "verified" Goodwill Ambasssador? James Chau of the Chinese Communist Party's state-controlled CCTV. Now 100 NGOs, seemingly proud that they are "UN accredited" when that means less and less as Guterres' UN throws out its real critics and leaves in fig leafs and shadow boxes, have issued a challenge on Chau, see below. But what about UNESCO? What about Guterres and his censorship of Press, now at 702 days and counting? We will stay on this.

  Inner City Press, having seen the corrupt censorship that flows from Antonio Guterres as the rotting head of this fish, is waiting for the next stealth Verified UN Goodwill Ambassador to be Guterres' long distance wife Catarina Vaz Pinto - or his lower profile but more lucrative son Pedro Guimarães e Melo De Oliveira Guterres.

 And here's the letter about Chau, but not UNESCO or Guterres himself, the rotting head atop the fish:

Sent on 3 June 2020 to World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and all UN Member States.  We, the undersigned human rights activists and members of civil society, appeal to the World Health Organization for the removal of James Chau as Goodwill Ambassador.  WHO Goodwill Ambassadors are appointed to “raise awareness of important health problems and solutions” around the world.  In 2016, then WHO chief Margaret Chan—whose candidacy was officially and strongly backed by China—decided to appoint China Central Television’s James Chau as a Goodwill Ambassador.  However, Mr. Chau has a record of purveying propaganda for Beijing as a television presenter of government-sanctioned news. As reported by The New York Times, Chau broadcast the forced confession of Peter Humphrey, a British private investigator who was arrested in 2013 on charges of illegally obtaining and selling Chinese citizens’ data. Mr. Humphrey was drugged, chained to a chair, locked in a cage and forced to read a confession—which was then presented to the world as legitimate news by Mr. Chau.  During the current Coronavirus pandemic, Mr. Chau has exploited his WHO title to lend international authority to his whitewashing of China’s troubling response to the Coronavirus pandemic.   Armed with his U.N. badge of legitimacy, Mr. Chau has been articulating a one-sided narrative portraying Beijing as heroic, on Twitter, Weibo, YouTube and the broader web since the beginning of the outbreak.   Not one of Mr. Chau’s statements on China’s response to the pandemic mentions how the Chinese Communist Party purged the public sphere of dissent, censored news reports, harassed citizen journalists, shut down news sites and summoned Dr. Li Wenliang to a middle-of-the-night interrogation for sounding the alarm in Wuhan.  In light of the above, it is clear that Mr. Chau is entirely unfit to represent the World Health Organization, whose constitution speaks of the “fundamental rights of every human being.”  The WHO is under pressure after repeatedly lavishing praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping and his regime for their “seriousness,” “transparency” and “leadership” in handling the pandemic. Mr. Chau is complicit in pushing this false narrative.   To begin to restore the WHO’s credibility, we call on you to take action to ensure the immediate removal of James Chau from his position as Goodwill Ambassador.        Sincerely,  Hillel Neuer, United Nations Watch, Switzerland Oke Omagbitse, Alpha O Centre For Malaria Prevention and Control, Nigeria S M Islam, Rural Mother & Child Health Care Society, Bangladesh Elvis Wepngong, Organization for Gender, Civic Engagement & Youth Development, Cameroon Sylvanus Murray, Advocacy Initiative for Development, United States Sybil Nmezi, Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network, Nigeria Eric Ndubueze Ufom, Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities International, United States Anantharaj Karunakaran, Child Care Consortium, India Pierrette J Cazeau, Haiti Cholera Research Funding Foundation, United States Stan Henkeman, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, South Africa Yusuf Adama, Organisation National des Donneurs de Sang Benevole, Cameroon Aristide Jean François Zongo, Association Burkinabè pour la Survie de l’Enfance, Burkina Faso Ulrich Delius, Society for Threatened Peoples, Germany Banding Gassama, Cause Première, Senegal Platon Nozadze, South Caucasus Office on Drugs and Crime, Georgia Humenuc Lucica, Romanian Independent Society of Human Rights, Romania Petru Botnaru, Terra-1530, Moldova Nathaniel Odudele, African Heritage Foundation, Nigeria Noma Eloundou Damien, Respect Cameroon, Cameroon Taz Mukorombindo, Canterbury Business Association, New Zealand Muhamad Aslam, Peace Foundation, Pakistan Toyokatsu Habata, International Shinto Foundation (ISF), United States Ariella Rosita King, Ariel Foundation International, United States Jenifer White, Project 1948, Bosnia and Herzegovina Mohamed Hassan, Horn of Africa Voluntary Youth Committee, United States Fareed Ullah Khan, Participatory Rural Development Society, Pakistan Davy Koller, Österreichischer Bundesverband – Österreichische Lebens – und Rettungs – Gesellschaf, Austria Visaka Dharmadasa, Association of War Affected Women, Sri Lanka Rudolph C. Bester, Memory Trees Corporation, United States Datuk Agung Sidayu, Yayasan Pendidikan, Indonesia Patrick Spencer, Cork Forest Conservation Alliance, United States Romuald Djivoessoun, Autre Vie, Benin Karen Dunham, Living Bread International Church, United States Mostafa Nuruzzaman, Shushilan, Bangladesh Anjum Raza Mattu, Insan Dost Association, Pakistan Aisha Ahmed, Murna Foundation, Nigeria Abul Kashem Sheikh, Kathak Academy, Bangladesh Benedicta Assagba, Credo Action, Togo John Incoom, Future Hope International, Ghana Anne Herzberg, Institute for NGO Research, Israel Jean Paul Laurent, Unspoken Smiles Foundation, United States Rose Ngalula, Action Commaunitaire Femme et Enfant, Democratic Republic of Congo Walid Maalouf, The American Lebanese Renaissance Partnership, United States Appolinaire Zagabe, Pleaders of Children and Elderly People at Risk, Democratic Republic of Congo  Mamadou Sarr, l’Association Nationale des Partenaires Migrants, Senegal Guy Antoine Dze Nguesse, Cercle d’Initiative Commune pour la Recherche, l’Environnement et la Qualité, Cameroon Tameem Mohammed, Human Rights Observers, India Dr. Sherry Dingman, Fang Protective Services, United States Djepang Yvonne Armande, Association pour la Promotion de la Lutte Contre les Violences Faites aux Femmes et la Participation au Développement de la Femme Africaine, Cameroon George Ochieng Odalo, Slum Child Foundation, Kenya Huwayada Mohamed Ibrahim Ali, South Sudanese Women Christian Mission for Peace, Sudan Gia Gaspard Taylor, Network of Rural Women Producers, Trinidad and Tobago Malik Jamil, Children Education & Welfare Society, Pakistan Masanori Kaneko, Shunichi Fujiki, Japan M. Aravinda Babu, OISCA, India Mazi Jideofur Umeh, Ugonma Foundation, Nigeria P.A. Surendran, Consumers Association, India Dr. Rachel Nisbet, International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance, Switzerland Chandan Kumar Sarkar, Research and Empowerment Organization, Bangladesh Okezie Kelechukwu, Neighbourhood Environment Watch Foundation, Nigeria Kennady Pulipati, Redemption Research for Health and Educational Development Society, India Narender Kumar, Shivi Development Society, India Albert Konan Koffi, Observatoire International pour la Non Violence – Communes des Nations pour la Paix, France Alfred Oscar Boffi, Fundación Democratica Italo Americana, Argentina Newman Enyioko, Integrity and Transparency Promotion Initiative, Nigeria Thomas Chen, STUF United Fund, United States Edgar N. Alegre, Global Academy Institute of Technology Foundation Inc., Philippines Lukman Adefolahan, 21st Century Community Empowerment for Youth and Women Initiative, Nigeria Dr. Vinod Shah, Janaseva Foundation Pune, India Asir Gill, Computer Literacy, Shelter Welfare RawalPindi, Pakistan  Doubade Issaya Issac, Association National de Coopération pour le Développement du Cameroun, Cameroon Shola Mese, Shola Mese Foundation, Nigeria Josephine Agbo-Nettey, Integrated Development in Focus, Ghana Moka Wakassa Gabriel, Fuondation Kalipa for Development, Democratic Republic of Congo Bharat Gauba, Shoobh Group Welfare Society, India Mohamed Al Shami, Alliance Internationale pour la Défense des Droits et des Libertés, France Ngan Tonye François Simon Pierre, Association des Ressortissants et Amis d’Eseka, Cameroon Sudaba Shiraliyeva, Women and Modern World Social Charitable Centre, Azerbaijan  Nasser Amin, The Arab Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and Legal Profession, Egypt Salma Oussama Mahamat, Association pour le développement Culturel, Chad Azra Gul, Pak Women, Pakistan Brian Bond, Edmund Rice International, Switzerland Pierre Félix Kandolo, Agence pour le Développement Intégré au Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo Alan Goldsmith, Jewish Renaissance Foundation, United States Roshan Sapota, Union C, Nepal Churchill Butalia, Alliance for Development and Population Services, Kenya Erold Elcius, Organisation Constelle Pour Le Developpement Economique et Social de la Commune des Gonaives, Haiti Julia de Cadenet, World Protection for Dogs and Cats in the Meat Trade, United Kingdom Alex Gowen, The Fishermen (Aid for Orphaned Children), United States  Obuesi Phillips, Community Agenda for Peace, Nigeria John Okyere, Alliance Creative Community Project, Canada Souad Talsi, Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women Centre, United Kingdom Thierry Valle, Coordination des Associations et des Particuliers pour la Liberté de Conscience, France Francis Komi Akpa, Partage et Action en Synergie pour le Développement, Togo Abdoullah Bayzar, Internationale Gemeinschaft für die Unterstützung von Kriegsopfern e.V., Germany Moka Wakassa Gabriel, Fondation Kalipa pour le Développement, Democratic Republic of Congo  Gian Franco Massaro, Federation Internationale des Donneurs, Italy Teh Francis Yai, Goodness and Mercy Missions, Cameroon Godwin Osung, Godwin Osung International Foundation, Nigeria Sandheep Ahuja, Operation ASHA, India."

   Inner City Press published WHO's denial first, noting that other questions about the current UNMISS Mission in South Sudan spreading COVID-19 with its admittedly lax practices (on which it and UNSG Antonio Guterres have refused Press questions) and WHO giving Cameroon's Paul Biya 14 luxury vehicles remain unanswered.

   But there a more fundamental problem or context to UN system denials, particularly on questions of deadly diseases.

    The UN lied for SIX YEAR about having brought cholera to Haiti. In the UN briefing room in New York, Inner City Press in person asked Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric more than a dozen times about it, and Dujarric each time denied it, on UN video that he and Melissa Fleming now refuse to give to the Press. 

  Tellingly, even when denial became untenable, no one in the UN was ever disciplined for all the lies. Dujarric is still Guterres spokesman, now lying about COVID-19 and the UN system's role this time on Zoom since the UN has closed its headquarters other than allow Guterres' guard to continue to collectively use their gym there.

  And while for weeks now Inner City Press has sought answers from WHO, by email and raising its Zoom hand, nothing (except Tedros' lawyer about Taiwan.)

   So this UN system has no credibility, and continue to censor to try to hide its tracks. We'll have more on this.


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