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UN GATE / SDNY COURT, Feb 25 –  Inner City Press on 5 July 2018 was banned from entering the UN, two day after it was physically removed from conducting interviews outside meeting about the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' $6.7 billion budget.

  Then Guterres' Department of Global Communication, run by Melissa Fleming, issued a letter banning Inner City Press from the UN - for life. With no due process, no right of appeal.  Guterres has put the UN in the US Press Freedom Tracker, here. Guterres' Spokesman Stephane Dujarric falsely promised on camera that he would be answering banned Inner City Press' questions - but see below.

     On February 25 before a noon briefing by Stephane "French Whine" Dujarric in which he offered Guterres sympathy for Mubarak, Inner City Press submitted yet more questions, including why it continues to be lawlessly banned from entering to ask questions in person. Inner City Press has asked:

February 25-1: On Cameroon, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on the fake protests, paid by Biya's government, against questions being raised about the recent mass killings by the government in Ngar? What if anything has been the follow up of Guterres? 

February 25-2: On Guinea Bissau, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that Umaro Embaló has confirmed that he’s going to take the oath of office this Thursday as President of Guinea-Bissau. The dispute between the National Electoral Commission, which declared Embaló as the winner of the Presidential elections, and the Supreme Court enters now its third month without any clear signs of stabilization. 

February 25-3: On Thailand, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that hundreds of Thai students protested on Monday against the dissolution of a popular opposition party as Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and five cabinet ministers faced the first day of a censure debate in parliament? 

February 25-4: Again on CAR, which you refused to answer yesterday, now immediate confirm these PNGs, and state what each of the UN personnel did: 'The facts reported are deemed sufficiently serious by the Central African Authorities, who therefore request the departure of the persons concerned, and cited below, from Central African territory. A transfer, within one week is requested, at the risk of having their immunities lifted and of seeing them be brought before the Central African Justice for the acts of which they are accused The persons denounced are: - Mr. ZALKO BARS Dimitroff, Head of MINUSCA coordination office in Bangui; Mr. TORRES RAY, Director of Political Affairs of MINUSCA; - Mr. CARLOS José, Head of coordination for the 3rd arrondissement; - Mr. TORRES RAY, Director of Political Affairs of MINUSCA; - Mr. CARLOS José, Head of coordination for the 3rd arrondissement; - Mr. KEITA Mamady Rouge, Agent of MINUSCA seconded to the 3rd district. Please accept, Mr. Special Representative, the expression of my distinguished consideration. o apues Stra des Affan Ministère da Minister Sylvie BAIPO TEMON.'" 

February 25-5: On corruption and Angola, on which you refused to answer yesterday, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on the Luanda Leaks exposure of Isabel dos Santos of Angola, and as Inner City Press has repeatedly asked, what are his comments and action on the repeated retweeting of Isabel dos Santos' denials by his close staffer Aguinaldo Baptista? After, for example, exposure of the corrupt urban development project near Luanda for which some 3,000 families were driven from their homes to make way for the development? And now after The Portuguese bank EuroBic has announced it will end its business relationship with Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos. 

February 25-6: Immediately describe the role of Angola and the dos Santos family in the campaign of Antonio Guterres ot become UNSG. 

February 25-7: On UN sexual exploitation and abuse - alleged - as Inner City Press requested before 10 am on February 24, immediately provide all if-asked / further information immediately provide the if-asked information about the new sex abuse cases data dumped at 9:30 am on Feb 24, involving UN rape in DRC by Guatemala "peacekeeper," and abuse by Senegal in Haiti, and Gabon and Mauritania in CAR, etc and as Inner City Press asked in writing in 2019 without response, the if-asked information for the report of UN rape in Darfur data dumped to Conduct and Discipline website on the morning of January 17 and the "if asked" information about the two new cases of sexual exploitation in CAR by Cameroonian UN "Police" that were put online after 5 pm on December 30 (a day when you refused to answer 7 questions including on previous UN rapes), and the (Dec 19) rape case by a UN Volunteer in DRC in June 2019 - what nationality? What's been done for the victim(s)? and the Dec 9 sex abuse cases in CAR by Gabon, DRC and Morocco UN "peacekeepers, and the Dec g  about the Office of the Special Envoy for the Sahel, and the two more November 26, 3 pm cases of sexual exploitation in CAR by Cameroon troops in September 2019 (!)

February 25-8: On SG Guterres' Town Hall in Geneva, on which you refused Inner City Press' Dec 20 question, what is your summary of what SG Guterres said given that Inner City Press has now publishing more of it? Please explain SG Guterres' statement that interns should not (ever) be paid, and how this is not create unfair advantage for the most affluent?

February 25-9: As previously and repeated asked, where has UNSG Antonio Guterres been for the past week(s), and how much public money has he spent? Is he going directly to and from Pakistan? Previously from Addis? Or any stop overs? At what cost? 

February 25-10: On press freedom and China, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and separately USG Melissa Fleming on that a court in China has sentenced to 10 years in prison a Hong Kong-based book publisher with Swedish citizenship, Gui Minhai?

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