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Antonio Guterres Holds 1-Man Debate To Steal 2d Term As UNSG Blocking All Opponents

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UN GATE, May 7 – While blocking at least seven opponents from even having their applications circulated, Antonio Guterres on May 7 held a ghoulish one-man "debate" on the road to stealing a second five-year term as UN Secretary General. Inner City Press live tweeted it, here:

In UN Inner City Press is banned from for 1040th day by this corrupt UN$G  @AntonioGuterres , he is holding a ghoulish one-man "debate" to steal a 2d five year term. He just said "surge of diplomacy" when he's failed on #Cameroon #Yemen #Honduras.Thread follows

1st speaker cites "transparent and open process" - when all seven timely opponents to Guterres have had their applications blocked and not circulated, and the Press which asks about Guterres' links to convicted UN bribers is banned

 2d Speaker shows how far "Accountability, Coherence & Transparency" group has fallen. They have allowed Guterres and  @UN_PGA   @Volkan_Bozkir  to block all opponents to Guterres, no CVs circulated. They have colluded in his censorship, too

3d Speaker is #ElSalvador, where Bukele just fired the judges to extend his power. In the UN there *are* not judges - they can just throw the applications of opposition candidates into the garbage can. Guterres' negative examples include censorship and hypocrisy

Now  @AntonioGuterres  says he has proposed 12 possible envoys on #WesternSahara, none accepted. Inner City Press: this is Guterres' failure and lack of will, and his colonial proclivities as shown in #Cameroon. No one has asked about Hochschild, Guterres #MeToo

 This  @OlofBSkoog  was on the UN Security Council when  @AntonioGuterres  has Inner City Press roughed up and banned. When asked about it, he said, "What can I do?" Has still done nothing on it at  @EUatUN . If these states cannot stop SG censoring, #UNisUseless

 Now another big supporter of Big Tony - they are emboldened by  @AntonioGuterres  unaccountable use of force against the Press, and went (much) further.

In fairness,  @BelgiumUN  just asked (albeit vaguely) about sexual harassment.  Inner City Press: Say the name! Fabrizio Hochschild! Why did  @AntonioGuterres  cover up for him? And order Inner City Press to destroy evidence of Padula's abuses after exposed in UNDT?

Now  @AntonioGuterres  thanks #SaudiArabia for its "flexibility" - on what, respecting the "physical integrity" of journalists? #BirdsOfaFeather

 Another big supporter of Big Tony  @AntonioGuterres , Equatorial Guinea. Another old leader holding on, who also mis-treats journalists.

First real question, given  @AntonioGuterres ' terrible record of the past four and a half years: NGO asks about the massive increase under Guterres in UN sexual abuse cases, with no accountable. Asks, what will Guterres do? Answer: Nothing. Only cover up.

Here it is: #Cameroon's Tommo Monthe, who bragged to Inner City Press that while he was chair of the UN Budget Committee and met with  @AntonioGuterres , his president Biya's mass killing of Anglophones never came up, offers support to Guterres to finish. #Genocide

 The  @UN_PGA  @Zolkan_Bozkir, who has blocked all opponents to  @AntonioGuterres , claimed he had to stop at 1 pm. But now at 1:01 pm he gives floor to #Qatar. #MoneyTalks #UNforSale #GuterresForSale

Lying to the end,  @AntonioGuterres  ends it with 10 countries not allowed to speak, he says "all questions will be answered"- while he has banned Inner City Press 1040 days and his  @UN_Spokesperson  refuses all of its written questions, lying


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