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UN Says Burkina Faso Has No Right to Oust Guterres Rep Manzi But Guterres Can Ban Press

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon

UNGATE, Dec 24 – Today's United Nations asserts it is above any country's law or decisions.

 How else to interpret reclusive UN Secretary General Antonio's canned statement, after Burkina Faso ordered his representative to leave the country, that only he can do that?

  It is more than a little ironic, since Guterres also claims for himself the right to physically oust and ban anyone from the being or reporting from inside the United Nations, with no explanation or appeal. 

  He did that to Inner City Press on July 3, 2018, and has maintained the ban since, refusing through his USG Melissa Fleming to answer a polite letter from pro bono law firm Quinn Emanuel, and more recently Inner City Press' appeal directed, as UNPGA Csaba Korosi's spokesperson Paulina Kubiak directed, to USG Gilles Michaud of UN Security.  

  Guterres' own spokesman Stephane Dujarric has refused all written questions about it. But Dujarric issued this:

"The Secretary-General has learned with regret that, on 23 December, the transitional government of Burkina Faso declared the Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator of the United Nations and Designated Security Official in the country, Ms. Barbara Manzi, as persona non grata.     The doctrine of persona non grata does not apply to United Nations officials. Under Article 100 and 101 of the United Nations Charter, United Nations staff members are appointed by the Secretary-General, responsible only to the Organization... Only the Secretary-General, as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Organization, has the authority to decide, after careful investigation, with respect to the withdrawal of any United Nations official."  

  What arrogance. From an organization that for example killed 10,000 in Haiti by bringing cholera, and whose SG Guterres defend and covers up for UN rapists from peacekeepers to UN "aid(s)" worker Karim Elkorany.

  Inner City Press' December 5 appeal of being banned, sent just as Korosi's spokesperson Paulina Kubiak told it to, has not even been acknowledged.

Today's UN is totally corrupt. And Inner City Press will stay on it, insisting its appeal be granted, and either way reporting on the UN's corruption. Watch this site.  


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