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UNCA Faking Fliers As It Filing Stealth Complaints, Can't Raise Due Process

By Matthew Russell Lee

UNITED NATIONS, January 21 -- Since July 5, 2012 and then more pointedly in 2013, the UN has been asked a very simple question about the rights of the journalists that cover it.

  How are complaints against UN correspondents and what they write processed, and when are they informed of the complaints?

  The question has still not been answered, while the UN has yet to break its inappropriate ties with the pseudo press freedom organization which filed stealth complaints in 2012, the UN Correspondents Association.

   Reading from a prepared speech Monday night in the UN Delegates' Entrance, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon introduced "new" UNCA President Pamela Falk as if UNCA represented all journalists accredited at the UN. It does not.

   The new president of UNCA often points out that she is a lawyer. If so, did she do no due diligence before accepting the outgoing president's endorsement to take over?

  What are her views of the organization's 2012 descent into censorship, and the due process rights of reporters? These questions have been publicly asked, a number of times, before this piece was written.

   But actually, after assuming without even any electoral opponent or campaign statement the top position in the group which filed the stealth complaints in 2012, it hardly matters what she now says about due process rights. UNCA cannot with any legitimacy raise this issue - or many other issues. Watch this site.

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