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UN Spox Florencia Soto Nino Steals Public Money Without Answering Press Questions

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
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UN GATE / SDNY COURT, Nov 1 –   The United Nations under SG Antonio Guterres turns people into thieves and censors.

Today's example is Florencia Soto Nino. On November 1 she got paid, over-paid some say, to be the UN's spokesperson.

She held the UN noon briefing and pretended to answer all questions posed. But she didn't, not then and not in the hours after.

Florencia Soto Nino lied.  

 Inner City Press emailed to sotonino [at], her email address listed on the Office of the Spokesperson's website, a number of written questions, including about Sudan, Mali, Cameroon, the Pandora Papers, Chinese government corruption and Antonio Guterres, Nigeria, Igboho and Nmadi Kanu, Cameroon, Honduras, Burma, a Taliban case in SDNY - and no answer.   Not during the briefing, and not afterwards.

Soto Nino's refusal to respond in any way to the factual question about the UN's own data line about child rape by a  peacekeeper in CAR is particularly ghoulish.

                        Soto Nino, UN spox who takes money but no
                        answers, bans Press
Florencia Soto Nino, held Nov 1 UN briefing, banned Inner City Press

This is simply stealing public money, particularly given the polite letter from the Quinn Emanuel law firm sent in July to the UN's Melissa Fleming and the UN's partners. No answers, though receipted was confirmed here.

And note that Stephanie Tremblay's boss Stephane Dujarric said, on camera, "We continue to answer e-mailed questions from Mr Lee/ Inner City Press," here.

This is censorship - and theft. We'll have more, much more, on this - as long as it takes. Watch this site.


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