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UN Budget Expert Hyassat Loses NY Rape Case By Default As He and UN and USUN No Show

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Maxwell book

SDNY COURT Exclusive, Feb 1 – A United Nations budget expert in New York drugged and raped a woman; a default judgment was awarded against him on February 1, 2023 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

  Inner City Press, which has been banned from the UN for asking about its sexual abuses, was there in court.

 But the defendant, Mutaz Hyassat, was not. Nor was anyone from the United Nations, on whose Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions Hyassat served at the time of the rape, nor from the UN missions of Jordan nor of the United States. 

  The victim worked for the US Treasury Department at the time of the rape.

 Hyassat lured her to El Rio Grande restaurant at 160 E. 38th Street where he plied her with a pink drink with GHB in it.

 Hyassat raped her overnight. He continues to work for the Jordanian foreign ministry, as chief of legal administration, it was said on February 1.  Doe was present in the courtroom.

Hyassat refused to ever answer the rape charges against him. But on February 1 Judge Paul G. Gardephe found that Hyassat's immunity as an ACABQ member was only functional, in connection with this work. Despite the pervasive corruption of the UN under SG Antonio Guterres, rape is still not part of ACABQ's work. 

  Judge Gardephe granted and entered a default judgment and referred it for a Magistrates' inquest on damages.

 Plaintiff Jane Doe is seeking $1.25 million. UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, and USG Melissa Fleming whose department keeps Inner City Press banned from entering the UN to ask, refuse to answer written questions.  The case is Doe v. Hyassat, 18-cv-6110 (Gardephe)


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