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At UN New Chief of Staff Blocks Press From Day 1, Rattray Serves Guterres GMax Link

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UN GATE / SDNY, Dec 17 – Each day, the current United Nations gets worse. We have questioned Secretary General Antonio Guterres moving from concealing his links to indicted pedophile procurer Ghislaine Maxwell and to UN briber CEFC China Energy to banning the Press that asks, also about failures on Sri Lanka, Cameroon, Haiti, Honduras (Narco President JOH) & Nigeria (Nnamdi and Igboho).

 On December 17, while still banning Inner City Press, Guterres named a new chief of staff. It is Courtenay Rattray, a man who even before taking this hatchet-man job was ALREADY blocking Inner City Press on Twitter, photo here.

 This is the UN of Guterres - a place of censorship.

  Guterres had a representative on Ghislaine Maxwell's Terramar board of directors, one of only five members of the board: Amir Dossal. Inner City Press asked about that, and about Jeffrey Epstein's UN fellowship. Not only wouldn't Guterres answer - he had Inner City Press roughed up and banned, now 1353 days.

 The board members of the UN Correspondents Association, functioning it seems as Guterres' partner in banning Inner City Press, after dodging its questions about money they took from Chinese government briber Ng Lap Seng's South South News and an UNCA officer's financial link with an accused war criminal from Sri Lanka, have neither responded to or offered any explanation when a lawyer's letter from the Quinn Emanuel firm, on ongoing pro bono engagement- to each UNCA Executive Committee member - urged them to have a dialogue about ending the UN's banning and censorship of Inner City Press.

  Now on December 8, amid the Ghislaine Maxwell trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (Inner City Press cited in the Telegraph and Sun, and on radio) UNCA is raising money selling access to Guterres at Cipriani at 25 Broadway, in what some call the Pedophiles' Ball.

  After a full day of covering the Maxwell trial, Inner City Press went there, to seek an answer from Guterres. Live stream from Foley Square here; 1 hour stream from outside the Pedophiles' Ball here.

  Inner City Press greeted US Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, who knows about Guterres' ban of the Press but has done nothing, and commented on the entry of Saudi's ambassador, with craven UNCA asking nothing about Jamal Khashoggi.

  But it emerged that Guterres, the guest of honor access to whom had been sold, would be a no-show. Inner City Press put the question of the new UN child rape in Gabon to Guterres' head of censorship / accreditation Melissa Fleming at the end of this video, here. There has been no answer.

The Quinn Emanuel letter was received by the UN's Melissa Fleming, Maria Luiza Vioti and Tal Mekel and to each UNCA Executive Board member, to them citing UNCA's stated goals that it has a charter to supposedly uphold. Nothing, yet.

What's next? Since the letter, Inner City Press has published exclusive stories not only from the U.S. court systems but about the United Nations, including its agencies UNOPS, UNFPA, UNITAR and UNESCO. (Also credited in AP, Daily Mail, and Nigeria's Sahara Reporters, amid answers from the IMF.)

But none of its written questions have been answered by the UN Spokespeople, now including Paulina Kubiak for the UN PGA, and it remains banned from entry to the UN's briefings. This must end.   

                        & Roadkill by MRL

 Having asked for a collegial discussion, and while still offering it, things must turn to the law. UNCA is a New York State non-profit which has not only not abided by its stated goals - it has tortiously interfered with a journalist's right to cover the United Nations.    The United Nations itself propounds Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and has other legal duties that must be addressed by national courts, particularly in the UN's host country... 

 Of course, none of this in-house scribes mentioned Rattray's open censorship.

Those in receipt of the first, friendly letter:,,,,  and UNCA
Valeria Robecco, ANSA News Agency, Nabil Abi Saab, Al-Araby, Jianguo Ma, Xinhua News Agency, Edith Lederer, Associated, Giampaolo Pioli, Quotidiano, Linda Fasulo, Ibtisam Azem, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed Newspaper, Ali Barada, France 24, Asharq Al-Awsat; Oscar Bolanos, OMB News, Sherwin Bryce-Pease, SABC South Africa - Alexander Hassanein, The Tokyo Shimbun, Maria Khrenova, TASS, Philippe Rater, Agence France-Presse, Kaori Yoshida, Nikkei, Betul Yuruk, Anadolu Agency at,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Three of the 15 are from French media, two from Italy, with various dictatorships represented.

  Newly "elected" is Carrie Neuton of Le Monde, with 32 votes. She is now responsible for the UNCA board's lack of response to a law firm's letter about their / her role in censorship. Will there be a response?

  We'll have more on this. Watch this site.


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