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As With BuzzFeed, UNCA Said 2012 Letter was “Internal,” Sent to Guardian

By Matthew Russell Lee

UNITED NATIONS, March 23, new audio -- The UN raided a Press office on March 18, without notice or consent, and the supposed UN Correspondents Association did nothing.

  In fact, UNCA president Pamela Falk ghoulishing stood taking photographs of the raid.

  A March 22 BuzzFeed story contains raid photographs, whether by or through UNCA from the UN.

  But more tellingly, one of the first commenters on the BuzzFeed story was from an anonymous “Mundo111” account, which also commented on a June 20, 2012 story in the Guardian UK about UNCA's attacks on Inner City Press.

  That was Mundo111's only comment to the Guardian, just as this one is the only Mundo111 comment to BuzzFeed.

   Mundo111 is UNCA. Here is what a Freedom of Information Act response from Voice of America says:

The Mundo111 reference is about a piece in the Guardian UK picked up from Heritage's [REDACTED] about the situation. Someone from UNCA, I honestly don't know who, posted our letter to members on the Guardian comment section.”

  That is, Margaret Besheer of VOA, then an UNCA Executive Committee member, admitted that Mundo111 was “someone from UNCA.”

  And so now we note and publish audio: in a June 14, 2012 witch-hunt meeting of the UNCA Executive Committee, it was claimed that the letter UNCA's Mundo111 posted one week later was “a private and internal matter” of UNCA, and would not be distributed. Just like the photos of the March 18 raid.

  Make the false claim that the June 2012 “internal” UNCA letter would not be distributed by not only the then president of UNCA, but also the current first vice president Louis Charbonneau of Reuters, and Marcelle Hopkins of Al Jazeera.

  The "new" president of UNCA, Pamela Falk of CBS, took photos of the March 18 raid then refused to explain or comment. What they said then was false, as it is now. Watch this site.

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