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As UN Bans Inner City Press 1650th Day No Answer by UN Spox Dujarric on UN Rape Zim UK Kenya UNGA Access UNV Scandal China Cameroon Melissa Fleming Law Firm Letter

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UN GATE, Oct 4 – 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 October 4 after Guterres again refused to answer but the IMF did answer, May 6 here, Feb 25 here, Feb 4 here, here, before Stephane "French Whine" Dujarric, previously the face of UN lies on cholera in Haiti, not Associate "Spokesperson" Florencia Soto Nino who blocks Press on WhatsApp, nor equally censoring Associate Eri Kaneko, not new UN Spokesperson Stephanie Tremblay - and not rape-denying Deputy Farhan Haq, held a briefing before which Inner City Press submitted yet more questions - Inner City Press has asked the above, and Guterres and his new chief of staff Courtenay Rattray and others:

These written question are posed and responses requested pursuant to the until-now broken commitment the the UN will "continue to answer e-mailed questions from Mr Lee" Inner City Press, here

Oct 4-1: On ZImbabwe, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that   Zimbabwe police say they are investigating an arson attack on the home of Sybeth Musengezi who is mounting a legal challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s 2017 rise to power.  The case was due to begin on Monday, but Mr Musengezi's lawyer said that the matter was removed from the court roll

Immediately square SG Guterres' statement today "all my life I have been fighting for freedom of expression" with the fact that under him and Melissa Fleming, Inner City Press - unlike under SGs Annan and Ban Ki-moon - has been banned from the UN, and no answers from your office or to appeal from Quinn Emanual firm pro bono? 

On Tanzania, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that A regional court has dismissed a case brought by Maasai pastoralists to stop the Tanzanian government from evicting them from their ancestral land.

On the current UNGA,  Inner City Press as NYC-based media which has covered the UN long-time has on Sept 8, 2022 applied for accreditation to enter, application #3728      I am writing to you more than ten days before the UN General Assembly high level week as a journalist who after covering the United Nations for Inner City Press for ten years was roughed up and thrown out of the UN as I covered its Fifth (Budget) Committee... For the upcoming UNGA High Level Week, I noticed that as of Sept 8, 2022 the MALU site says / claims: For UNGA week, the UN has limited media access to only to correspondents “residing in the tri-state area or Washington, D.C.”       While (1) that is discriminatory, (2) will not be implement as regards pro-government media traveling with delegations - I noted that I am an long-term UN reporter (since 2005), se quid pro quo scandal in the UN Mission in the DR Congo, and reside in NYC. My access badge should be provided immediately.     You and others including but not limited to USG Fleming have been written to on my behalf by the Quinn Emanuel law firm, no response yet - your response is requested on deadline."

See also, Inner City Press scoop on UNOV sex scandal in DRC, here.

   On UNMIK corruption what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on this, sent to Inner City Press

On Colombia and UN corruption (and worse) on which each of you have refused to answer what now are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on these whistleblower complaints to Inner City Press

AGAIN on UN sexual exploitation and abuse immediately provide all additional if-asked information on the FOUR new sexual abuse cases data dumped on UN web site on August 23, 2022 at 10:01 am, including rapes by Mauritanian UN "Peacekeepers" in CAR, by Burundi and Cameroon, and Malawi in DRC - on deadline.

and nothing on rhino horn case we covered here 

& see new UN rapes, data dumped, unexplained

What are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on lawsuit filed Aug 15, 2022 in SDNY alleging that lawyers and journalists visting Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London were surveilled? See Inner City Press' DocumentCloud here

  On Cameroon what are the comments and actions of SG Guterres on the abduction / government disappearance of Muslim Anglophone activist and scholar Abdul Karim Ali in Bamenda? 

The information MALU sent out about access to UNGA 2022, apparently only to UNCA members, should be sent to others today, including Inner City Press which will be applying to enter to cover it, see here.

On Mali and Germany what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that Germany has suspended most of its military operations in Mali, after authorities in Bamako withheld a flight clearance

On disparate UN "justice" what is the response of SG Guterres to this, received by Inner City Press from a longtime UN staffer: "Dear Mr. Matthew.       Hope you are doing fine and healthy.          I want first to apologize for daring to write to you directly. I know you are a very busy person.         Hereby, I beg you for 15 minutes of your time, please read my case. I would like to speak with you in regards to my case.        I have been separated from the UN afte 28 years of services, almost to be retired next year at the early retirement age of 55 but HR NY HQ has separated me from service as a sanction of Allegations of Misconduct where     Such allegations of misconduct against me are unfounded and without any clear evidence. Nevertheless the Administration wants me to leave the Organization despite of me responding to so many facts of the allegations of misconduct.         It is very unfair that the way I am being treated by the Administration when honestly, I have done nothing wrong. I have been accused without any evidence at all since the two previous investigations that started in 2019. It is very obvious that someone wants to make another statistic from me, another statistics and also I do suspect that someone very powerful is behind, trying to harm my 28 years of career in the UN.       I am a small fish, I have been punished for something that I did not do but the SRSG can get away from what he has done and the administration separated me from the Organization BUT for big fishes as Mr. Carlos Massiew can get immunity and impunity.  here       I had two serious investigations and there was no evidence found where I was absolved and/or acquitted. Nevertheless I was still a target, harassed and fired by the Administration. But of course, since I do not have a godfather in this Organization, let’s screw up and target [Name Redacted] and using me as a Guinea Pig.      Nevertheless, the Administrative Law Division of Human Resources at N.Y. HQ were  in the position of taking a severe and strong disciplinary sanction of separating me from the Organization after 28 years of service and almost to my early retirement at the age of 55 next June 2023. Such a decision came as a shock to me.  [Name redacted]." What was the basis of the decision? Is there a right to appeal? How can it be that the UN provides, for journalists, no due process nor right of appeal for total ban since 3 July 2018? 

As separately asked of each of you on the morning of August 11, 2022, on UN sexual exploitation and abuse - alleged - this is a request on the new cases of UN sexual exploitation data dumped on the UN website at 9:01 am on August 11, Rape in CAR by a "civilian," abuse by peacekeepers from Cameroon, South Africa, and "military" - explain why nationality withheld, and what if anything UN has done for victims 

Again, immediately explain the basis for banning me and Inner City Press from the UN and its briefings when not only the IMF on May 20, 2021 on Sudan and El Salvador, here

and IMF on June 10, 2021: on Tanzania and Cameroon  and on El Salvador

and Wilson Center on May 20, 2021 on North Korea, here, and also on March 26, 2021 the US State Department takes Inner City Press' questions, transcript here 

and May 27, 2021 "Briefing with Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Julie Chung On the Secretary’s Upcoming Travel to San Jose, Costa Rica," "Let’s go the line Matthew Russell Lee.  QUESTION: Sure. Thanks a lot and thanks for taking the question. I had wanted to ask specifically about Honduras. There have been a series of cases in the Southern District of New York where the brother of the president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, his brother Tony was convicted of drug trafficking," see here.

What is the response of SG Guterres' / USG Fleming to the letter sent to her and others by the Quinn Emanuel law firm regarding ending Press censorship?  See "answer" August 9, here: letter received, no change in status - no reply.

After repeated non-answers to the above, on August 9 UN Spokesperson Dujarric was asked "Quinn Emanuel wrote a letter to the UN asking about reinstatement of our colleague Matthew Lee into the UN press corps. Do you have any comment on that?        Spokesman:  No. All I can tell you is that we've received the letter, and I'm not aware of any change to his status... It's been received. Whether or not it's been answered, I don't know yet." How can the UN, which preached press freedom, not even answer a letter for a journalist from a major law firm? What is your answer? When will Inner City Press be restored to resident correspondent status, like various state media?

Explain how it is legitimate for SG Guterres' DGC / USG Fleming and MALU (cc-ed here) to block Inner City Press from even WebEx questions to UNSC President Ireland, whose Alternate Political Coordinator and Spokesperson Eoghan McSwiney wrote to Inner City Press, "We would refer your request for access to the UN and to UN press conferences to the Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit of the UN Secretariat." You are engaged in censorship, no? 

What is the UN's response to Inner City Press' Sept 13 application to MALU incluing for WebEx access to hybrid press briefings during UNGA 76, as it has at the IMF? Beyond last night's interim response projecting a decision in one or day days?  From: malu  Date: Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 8:02 PM Subject: Your U.N. eAccreditation Request has been RECEIVED     Greetings Matthew Lee,  This is to confirm the United Nations Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit (M.A.L.U.) at New York Headquarters has received your request for accreditation...  Upon processing, a notification email (to the email address registered with the request)will provide the status update, to confirm an approval or rejection, and any additional information which may be required. 

What reason could there be to deny this? Particularly given that only today Sept 16, Inner City Press put questions to the IMF on Guinea, Ukraine and Venezuela (see here and then to IFRC's Francesco Rocca, about Cameroon. If they take questions, how can the UN not now allow Inner City Press, at least for now by WebEx? And IMF on October 21, 2021 here. And US Buffalo NBC TV on Oct 26 here.

Also IMF answering Inner City Press on Nov 4, 2021 on Ethiopia, Zambia and Chad here

Please immediately explain the basis, and the compliance with due process, of MALU's Jan 10, 2022 denial: "From: malu [at] un [dot] org  Date: Mon, Jan 10, 2022 at 3:10 PM Subject: U.N. eAccreditation request for Matthew Lee Ref# M58355547 has been declined To: Inner City Press  Greetings Matthew Lee from Inner City Press,  Your media accreditation request, with reference no: M58355547, has been declined for the following reason: [BLANK] With kind regards,  Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit (MALU)" 

Immediately respond to this January 13 statement by the Committee to Protect Journalists when asked, in camera, about your UN's ongoing ban on Inner City Press: "While the UN can reasonably assert that violating known guidelines could result in the loss of credentials, it was not as transparent as it could have been throughout its investigation. We would encourage the UN to implement a more transparent investigation process for incidents involving accredited press, both resident or non-resident. Any formal process adopted by the UN for reviewing credentials should provide an opportunity where the journalist is able to respond to any allegations made against them." 

  On Ukraine, AGAIN, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on Tatneft's drive for disclosures by Ukraine in the SDNY and other Us Federal courts, and Ukraine's $173 million debt to Tatneft, and its statements about 175,000 troops on its borders? 

Immediately provide SG Guterres' and separately USG Fleming's explanation and action on this UN email: " "Language elements:  Some specific examples of language to use/not use at the moment:  “conflict” or “military offensive” and NOT “war” or “invasion” when referring to the situation in Ukraine."  Immediately specify, after USG Melissa Fleming tweeted "That email only went to about 25 staff" who the staff were - or, why not.

On UNFCU and the money laundering subpoena it targeted with in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, this is a request for immediately comment and explanation of what safeguards this UN entity has for not violating Iran, Sudan and other sanctions, for example in the EDNY case of Afrasiabi who was paid through UNFCU. 

Again - given that a UN Resident Correspondent hosted the party that set up the UNOPS scandal, after a similar role in South South News / Ng Lap Seng corruption conviction, what has been done? And why is Inner City Press banned?

On Haiti and UN staff, on deadline what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on this, received by Inner City Press from UN staff whistleblowers:  "Hi Matthew, hope everything is well with you. Thank you for being the light of the truth for us, UN staffers in the field! We are truly appalled that nobody is talking about the kidnapping of a UN staff member, international, Security Officer in Haiti - Oliver Mfukululu Kwakele. He has been kidnapped along with a UN car on 23 May 2022 (held for ransom), and this fact is being well hidden. The kidnappers are asking for [voluntarily redacted] and the negotiator flew in from Colombia, although it took him 3 days. SRSG first said she would negotiate, then they asked for a professional negotiator. Oliver is still being held. I don't know why nobody is talking about it." What is the status of Oliver Mfukululu Kwakele and what if anything has Guterres done? 

On UN system corruption and abuse, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on Inner City Press' June 6, 2022 exclusive: former French Police Commissaire Nicolas Hergot spends his time tracking down leaks within the agency. Inner City Press is here exclusively publishing leaked evidence of his unacceptable behavior by the basic standards of UN officials. Inner City Press has obtained the following document

On UN staff member Karin Elkorany on May 24, 2022 pleading guilty at SDNY court to drugging and raping 13 women WHILE WORKING FOR THE UN, on deadline provide the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and why each of you has refused every Inner City Press question about this case since Inner City Press asked each of you the day Elkorany was arrested. 

On UN access, beyond his/your outrageous ongoing ban on Inner City Press, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on the routinized and unexplained blocking of applicant groups on May 19 in the UN NGO Committee on such grounds as position on Taiwan or on BRICS, and apparently disproved charges?

 On UN corruption, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on (Inner City Press' exclusive) that UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants Felipe González Morales has only one source of outside support - China for $130,000 - and, like Guterres, says nothing about China's mistreatment of migrant particularly from Africa? And AGAIN why didn't Guterres include Gulbenkian (which tried to sell its oil company to convicted UN briber CEFC China Energy) from Guterres public financial disclosure covering 2016? Why hasn't that "disclosure" been corrected? And why is Inner City Press still banned, while the IMF (and SDNY US Attorney) invite its questions?

On UN sexual abuse and lies, in light of each of your refusal to answer written questions for if-asked and victim assistance information about the UN sex abuse cases data dumped on the UN "Conduct and Discipline" website, explain how today's tweet by USG LaCroix is NOT a lie: "Jean-Pierre Lacroix @Lacroix_UN There can be no tolerance for sexual exploitation & abuse by  @UNPeacekeeping  personnel. We partner with local communities through complaint networks to prevent & address violations & provide support to victims." See, here. [This was also sent to 4 UN Peackeeping spokespeople: Ms. Francesca Mold, Mr. Aditya Mehta,  Mr. Hector Calderon and Ms. Stéphanie Coutrix, all of whom take public money to supposedly answer such questions. We'll have more on this]

On press freedom and Ethiopia what are the comments of SG Guterres and separately USG Fleming on this analysis --  in Ethiopia, where the government expels journalists whose coverage it dislikes, or denies them accreditation - and state how this differs, if it does, from your UN's actions on Inner City Press and USG Fleming's refusal to even respond to Quinn Emanuel's letter  

Any UN comment on extradition from Honduras to US of General Tigre Bonilla?

On the UNOPS scandal on which each of you has refused to answer or respond to Inner City Press written questions for months, now that the role of a UN correspondent in setting up the corrupt deals is known - same correspondent as involved in South South News / Ng Lap Seng UN bribery scandal, what is SG Guterres' action, and why is investigative Inner City Press banned while this is allowed in? 

What is the status at UNOPS and in the UN system of Vilaly Vanshelboim?

On deadline, on the UNTSO public sex video Inner City Press first published and each of you dissembled about, now state the UN employment and payment status of each accused staffer [here]

On China as I asked each of you yesterday without any response (while for example EDNY US Attorney Brion Peace took my question - why does the UN ban Inner City Press and its question?) what now are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on March 16 unsealing in federal court in Brooklyn of indictments / complaints charging five defendants with various crimes related to efforts by the secret police of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to stalk, harass, and spy on Chinese nationals residing in Queens, New York and elsewhere in the United States. What is the role of China's Mission to the UN - and of the UN itself? Presented were Fan “Frank” Liu, Matthew Ziburis and Shujun Wang.

On corruption and the UAE and 1MDB, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on the role of UAE Sheikh Mansour, Crown Prince MBZ in the 1MDB rip off from Malaysians, and where did Jho Low's funding to UN and affiliates go? Will it be returned? Also, what is the UN's knowledge of and action of the illegal lobbying for the UAE in the US by Thomas Barrack, and the UN of UN diplomats including specifically the UAE Mission to the UN? 

Immediately explain why Eri Kaneko, Stephane Dujarric and each of you refused to answer Inner City Press Feb 4 question about UN personnel abducted in Yemen, but now answered other favored / favorite media - and status of the UNESCO contractor abductee and anything done on that issue -- on deadline.  

Immediately explain the Secretariat's / USG Fleming's / MALU's role in this censorship by UNOV's Anne Thomas: "Dear Mr. Lee: UNIS Vienna is not able to provide access for you to this briefing" despite or to cover up corruption in Vienna-based UN agencies

On Cameroon, Inner City Press has for days asked each of you, without answer: "On Cameroon what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that A senior official involved in Cameroon's hosting of the Africa Cup of Nations has assured that separatist rebels pose no threat to the tournament, which begins on Sunday.  Engamba Emmanuel Ledoux admitted that last week groups fighting for the independence of Anglophone Cameroon set off an explosion in the town of Limbé, which will host some of the games.  But he said the government had introduced security measures to stop the rebels from attacking the event or the nearby town of Buer, where some of the players are expected to stay.  "The threats have been going on. This is not the first time. You know, we organized the Chan [African Nations Championship] last year within the same environment," he said."   No answer.

Now crackdown and a policeman has been killed as the band plays on in Buea and Limbe. We are asking again - on deadline. 

What are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on a member of the UK royal family, Prince Andrew, having his motion to dismiss a civil suit for the rape of an underage girl rejected today in SDNY court?

On the UN's ban of Inner City Press, from UNHQ and also UNDT proceeding, what on deadeline is SG Guterres' response to this  UNAT decision

AGAIN: on Western Sahara, confirm or deny on deadline both that Khaoula Morchid was recruited for MINURSO under Colin Stewart, and separately Stewart's successor's relations with her

On UNRWA, confirm or deny a relation by then-head Grandi, the actions to silence taken by Lance Bartholomeusz - and that Grandi has even hired Bartholomuesz' wife at UNHCR (submitted here to Secretariat given the role(s) of DGC chief who has also refused to even answer friendly Quinn Emanual law firm letter since July 6, 2021.

On presumptive sexual harasser Fabrizio Hochschild, on which each of your has refused to comment on or explain the leaked OIOS audio Inner City Press exclusively published, now on deadline explain this, reported yesterday by Inner City Press: "the Organization has decided to extend the Applicant’s appointment until 31 January 2022." 

On Lebanon, respond to this complaint made by UN staff to Inner City Press: "Amenities like fridges, freezers, heating, cooling, communication, and mobile systems all rely on electricity and for many, there is very little and sometimes none. Generator syndicates now have a new way to make life difficult for UN employees, they charge them double for half the service while the Secretary General does nothing. It seems UN employees are just in Lebanon to be abused for money and forgotten by those that live their lives in HQ locations."

On Nigeria what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and separately DSG Amina J. Mohammed on that police in the Nigerian state of Katsina have dispersed protesters who had gathered in the state capital demanding the authorities to do more to end worsening insecurity in the country.  Katsina is the home state of President Muhammadu Buhari. [Inner City Press book featuring Amina J. Mohammed and Guterres (and Buhari) forthcoming]

AND YES YET ONCE AGAIN: On Ghislaine Maxwell, whose child sex trafficking trial started on Nov 29 in SDNY court and on whose Terramar Foundation board UN Partnership rep Amir Dossal was 1 of only 5 people, what is SG Guterres' response to and comments on "Ghislaine Maxwell’s family appeals to UN for her release from jail"?  Now on Dossal - state immediately whether or not he was representing the UN at Ghislaine Maxwell's 116 East 65th Street residence, along with his son Zecki?  And also: SG Guterres' comments and actions on the Jeffrey Epstein "fellowship" with IPI and Epstein's other UN-world connections - including UN engagement with IPI Bahrain, and Geir Pederson's meeting with Epstein. 

On Cameroon, on which each of your have refused to answer Inner City Press' questions about Ambazonia, what now are SG Guterres' comments and actions if any on that more than 30,000 people have fled from northern Cameroon to neighbouring Chad this week

 As asked to each of you on Dec 8, 2021 with no answer: "On UN sexual exploitation and abuse - alleged - this is a request on the new cases of UN sexual abuse by UN "peacekeepers" from Gabon in CAR in 2021  - including a CHILD RAPE -  data dumped at 12:01 pm on Dec 8, 2021 and not addressed at the noon briefing Inner City Press is banned from, along with another case in CAR by a "peacekeeper" from Burundi, and the previous UN child rape in CAR by UN "peacekeeping" troop Burkina Faso (Oct 19) and from Burundi - child rape! - and SEA by Tanzania troops in DRC data dumped at 12:02 pm on Oct 7, and earlier (unanswered) from Peru (Sept 29), Gabon and "the Congo" - and Nepal peacekeeper child rape in DRC - data-dumped at 10:07 am on July 21, 2021 that you immediately provide the "if asked" information" 

On Dec 1 MINUSMA itself sent Inner City Press a partial answer to a question about UN sex abuse that I asked each of your two weeks ago, without answer. 1) why is UNHQ engaged in a bigger cover up of sexual exploitation and abuse than its Missions? 2) where is the report and follow up referred to in MINUSMA's answer, which MINUSMA also emailed to all/most of you? 

Since new PGA spokesperson Kubiak has written to Inner City Press that she did not receive Inner City Press numerous written questions, please explain how the UN blocks addresses or confines Press questions to spam folders?

Again, why did SG Guterres omit from his personal financial disclosure covering 2016 funds he received from Gulbenkian Foundation which sought to sell its oil company to convicted UN briber CEFC China Energy? 

                            Russell Lee, banned from UN by Guterres, no
                            answers from UN Spox Dujarric

On Cameroon, Biya and COVID, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that Only 3% of Cameroonians have received a first dose and 1.1% are fully vaccinated, according to Dr Malachie 

On UNCDF as Inner City Press asked each of you in August 2021 without any response, AGAIN, "what is the UN system's response to this, from a whistleblower? Ms Preeti Sinha the newly appointed UNCDF secretary was the business development officer in a Swiss based organization IHDLIFE SARL until October 2020, before that she handled the Secretariat of the same organization’s another vertical. She ran a small company FFD ventures  SARL but in the appointment news of Preeti Sinha she is projected as the CEO and president of FFD Ventures SARL which has raised millions of dollars to support Covid 19 response and other development work.  But the truth is far less 

On UN sex abuse - child rape! - on which each of you on Oct 25 refused written questions from Inner City Press, again: On UN sexual exploitation and abuse - alleged - this is a request on the new case of UN attempted child rape by a UN "peacekeeper" from Morocco, location not even disclosed - why?  - data dumped at 12:03 pm during the noon briefing by Dujarric and Volker Perthes on Oct 25, 2021, and the previous UN child rape in CAR by UN "peacekeeping" troop Burkina Faso (Oct 19) and from Burundi - child rape! - and SEA by Tanzania troops in DRC data dumped at 12:02 pm on Oct 7, and earlier (unanswered) from Peru (Sept 29), Gabon and "the Congo" - and Nepal peacekeeper child rape in DRC - data-dumped at 10:07 am on July 21, 2021 that you immediately

On corruption and Azerbaijan (and more, since each of you already did not answer on UNSC president Kenya on Oct 4, and Jordan and Gabon on Oct 5, and Republic of Congo - Brazzaville on Oct 6, and Qatar on Oct 7 and Sri Lanka on Oct 8 and Czech Republic Babis on Oct 12 and Lebanon on Oct 13, Tony Blair on October 14, Ukraine on Oct 15, Honduras on Oct 18, Dominican Republic on Oct 19 Ecuador on Oct 20, Montenegro on Oct 21, Chad on Oct 22, Chile on Oct 25) what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that the Aliyev children’s luxury property investments. They were shareholders of 44 companies registered in the British Virgin Islands between 2006 and 2018. The records show the children owned five companies used to buy more than $120 million worth of high-end London properties

On Nigeria what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and separately DSG Amina J. Mohammed on that The trial of Nigerian separatist leader, Nnamdi Kanu, resumed on Thursday in the capital, Abuja.  He was charged with terrorism, treason, running an illegal company and publishing defamatory materials.  The government has amended the charges, but the details have not been made public.  Mr Kanu, who is the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) group, has not yet been asked to plead.  

On UN sexual abuse, on which each of your refused to answer this written Press questions yesterday, is AGAIN is a request on the new cases of sexual exploitation by a UN "peacekeeper" from Burkina Faso in DRC data dumped at 12:06 pm during the noon briefing by Farhan Haq on Oct 19, 2021

  On Cameroon what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and separately USG Lacroix on that this week 3-year-old Minex Kimora was on her way to school with her mother in the city of Buea when a Cameroonian gendarme opened fire on their car, shattering her skull, killing the girl instantly.    

AGAIN, why didn't SG Guterres' public financial disclosure covering 2016 disclose the money he received from Gulbenkian Foundation, which would subsequently try to sell its oil company to UN briber CEFC China Energy, convicted in the SDNY Federal Court?  

As Inner City Press asked each of you in writing on October 7 without any answer at all - cover up --  On UN sexual exploitation and abuse - alleged - this is a request on the new cases of UN child rape in CAR by UN "peacekeeping" troop from Burundi - child rape! - and SEA by Tanzania troops in DRC data dumped at 12:02 pm on Oct 7, and earlier (unanswered) from Peru (Sept 29), Gabon and "the Congo" - and Nepal peacekeeper child rape in DRC - data-dumped at 10:07 am on July 21, 2021 that you immediately provide the "if asked" information 

On Nigeria what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and separately his DSG Amina J. Mohammed on that the Nigerian army has confirmed that it arrested actor Chiwetalu Agu for wearing an outfit bearing the flag of the proscribed group Ipob and inciting people to join it.  The Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) is a group that wants a breakaway state in south-east Nigeria. 

On corruption and Kenya (and more), what are the comments and actions of SG Guterres on that the Kenyattas' offshore investments include a company with stocks and bonds worth $30m (£22m), a foundation where his mother and the president are listed as beneficiaries, and an offshore company that could not be traced back to the Kenyatta family, which was used to buy an apartment in central London now valued at $1.3m (£1m)

On UN system sexual abuse and exploitation what are SG Guterres comments on WHO staffer put on leave for covering up SEA in DRC - and AGAIN why did Guterres' UN not inform authorities of sexual crimes by Karim Elkorany while working for the UN in Iraq, drugging and raping women, before he was allowed to fly back to NJ, USA, now prosecuted here in SDNY court?

On Honduras, what are SG Guterres' responses to Honduras President JOH mocking the narco trafficking evidence against him by inviting Netflix Narcos to read the SDNY transcripts?

Why is the new PGA Abdulla Shaheed not even disclosing how his campaign was and office is funded, including each staff member, as committed do after the PGA John Ashe scandal in SDNY? cc-ing Ms Grayley too

And, on ongoing censorship of Press by SG Guterres, USG Fleming and Spox Dujarric, to this petition with 9000+ signatures here

On Inner City Press' exclusive reporting into UNTSO's scandal of public sex in the UN van, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on this, from whistleblower: "the men in the UNTSO car have been charged with transporting a passenger who was not authorized and also for not co-operating with the investigation."  Inner City Press asked, "Thanks - I'd heard they were restored to full pay."  Answer: "Still suspended, but have been getting salary for a year.  Now they have been accused of conduct unbecoming."    Confirm or deny - and explain the long cover up, for/of Michael Antoine.

On Cameroon, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on the "Cameroon military opening fire at Christians in Bail/Ambazonia worshipping yesterday Sunday?    

On UNDT opacity, on which you have refused to answer, explain why on August 26, a supposedly "public" case was held - but the access link was dead, not only to Inner City Press but to the public at large: "UNDT/NBI/2020/022 (Mancinelli) The Applicant contests the Administration’s finding of misconduct and imposition of a disciplinary sanction against her." 

Given the Aug 24 UNDT case about UNDP Country Director Samuel Bwalya colluding / forging with Ethiopia's government, immediately state how many other cases of UN staff or officials colluding with Ethiopia's government the UN is aware of, and describe each.

  After UNDT purported to order me to destroy evidence of sexual harassment by UN staff Padula, AGAIN what are the responses of SG Guterres and his consigliere Soares, UN General Counsel now that the appeal has been acknowledged and said to be on ePortal with case number? "Weicheng Lin  9:39 AM  Dear Mr. Lee,  I acknowledge receipt of your filing.   Case: UNAT/2020/1502 Dear Respondents,  We received an Appeal of UNDT Orders 178 (NY/2020) and 179 (NY/2020) filed by Mr. Lee on 21 December 2020.  Mr. Lee who is not a staff member nor a party to the case of the Applicant filed an appeal against these orders with the Appeals Tribunal.  The Registrar accepted the submissions and instructed that they be transmitted to the parties in the UNDT proceedings, and the Secretary-General for comments within 30 days."    How is it acceptable that each of your takes public money and refuses to answer or even acknowledge Press questions, including about UN staff's sexual abuse? 

On SG son Pedro Guimarães e Melo De Oliveira Guterres, explain how the business of Explorer Investments has been reviewed for conflicts of interest. Explain immediately how Pedro Guterres doing business with Rwanda while Antonio Guterres was UNSG was and is not a conflict, and what was disclosed and to whom.

Immediately explain, given the Amir Dossal was on board of Epstein's procurer Ghislaine Maxwell's Terramar Project and Inner City Press has repeatedly asked you each about in writing, how Spokesman Dujarric's Oct 30 on camera statement is not aware of any other UN connection to Epstein, beyond IPI, was and is not a lie and cover up. 

Again, why did Guterres not list Gulbenkian, linked to CEFC China Energy, in his disclosure covering 2016?  What are Guterres' comments on IPI and Epstein, why would he not say why he left the board? Why has he not quit Club of Madrid? Why was Amir Dossal on Board of Terramar of Ghislaine Maxwell

  Immediate comments on the leaked audio of OSSC Chediek Inner City Press published Aug 5 on SoundCloud here (1 of 6)  

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