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UN Guterres Empty Statement on Tanzania As He Bans Inner City Press 846 Days No Answers

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Video
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UN GATE, Oct 26 – Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General who rarely takes questions and even had the Press which asked him about the mass killings in Cameroon thrown out of the UN, rolled up in three large SUV vehicles to the publicly-funded mansion he usually lives alone in, just before the COVID-19 pandemic spread in March Video here, & YouTube and Facebook.

In October, among with questions on Guterres' cover up of his links to UN bribery firm CEFC China Energy, Inner City Press asked him and Amina J. Mohammed and Melissa Fleming, "On Tanzania / Zanzibar what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that the Zanzibar Electoral Commission has barred an opposition presidential candidate from campaigning in the Tanzanian elections for the next five days.  Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad of ACT Wazalendo party becomes the second opposition candidate in the country to be restricted from campaigning by the electoral body.  He was accused by a rival party, Demokrasia Makini, of violating electoral regulations" and "On Tanzania, what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres on that police in Tanzania have blocked the convoy of opposition presidential candidate, Tundu Lissu, after he defied a ban not to campaign for a week.  The ban by National Electoral Commission (NEC) was imposed following complaints from the ruling CCM party and the opposition NRA party.  The parties accused Mr Lissu of falsely claiming that President John Magufuli had held a secret meeting with district bosses with the intention of influencing the outcome of the polls." Days later, no answer.

 Now on October 26, through maskless spokeesman Stephane Dujarric, this: "As Tanzanians prepare to take part in the general elections scheduled for 28 October, the Secretary‑General calls on all national stakeholders to ensure that the polls are conducted in an inclusive and peaceful manner.  In this regard, the Secretary-General recalls that an inclusive electoral process and a broad effective participation of political parties and their candidates, particularly women, remain essential for safeguarding the progress made by the United Republic of Tanzania in consolidating stability, democracy and sustainable development.        The Secretary-General urges all political leaders and their supporters to participate in this exercise peacefully and refrain from violence. He further calls on the authorities to provide a safe and secure environment, which will allow Tanzanians to exercise their civil and political rights.       The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations to support the country’s efforts to promote sustainable development and build a prosperous future.       Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General   New York, 26 October 2020." Empty statement, totally corrupt.

 Guterres' own guards rough up and ban the Press, here.

  On September 12, still-banned Inner City Press went to check out the UN and Belarus protest across from it on 43rd Street, where it covered the UN after Guterres had it roughed up. Sept 12 Periscope here. Guterres sides with dictators - and his Melissa Fleming has not acted on Inner City Press' application a full week previous for access to briefing to cover UNGA Week 2020. We'll have more on this.

 As Inner City Press reported on August 4 when Haq and Melissa Fleming had it removed before it could ask a question on Guterres' lame "policy brief" on COVID-19 and education, Guterres' embargoed video was filmed July 23. This shows guilty knowledge.

  In March at public expense his wife Catarina Vaz Pinto was with him, just as she was in September 2019 in expensive seats at the US Open tennis tournament as Guterres - and she? - censored the Press.

   Catarina Vaz Pinto is no longer only Lisbon's Minister of Culture - she is now, somewhat absurdly, the "Minister of International Relations" of the city. In that role she was in Madrid, at an event making light of the spread of Coronavirus which Guterres is helping spread, while UN Spokesperson Stephan Dujarric and Melissa Fleming refuse all Inner City Press questions.


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