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UN Warned US Staff Of Election Protests After Guterres Meddled on Zoom Dujarric Dissembles

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UN GATE, Nov 4 – The UN has warned its US staff to watching out on and after US election day (which dragged into night, up to 2:30 am).

   Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General who rarely takes questions and even had the Press which asked him about his links to the convicted UN briber CEFC China Energy 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.

  Now on November 4, Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric who refuses even written questions from Inner City Press despite his on camera (now broken) promise here, dodged on the election, in a colloquy with a co-censor:

Q: Do you have a comment on the US election?  President [Donald] Trump, in the early hours: “Frankly, we did win this election."  Does the UN agree?  Does it think such comments are helpful or dangerous? 

Spokesman Dujarric:  No, not at this point.  I mean, we're all watching, obviously, closely.  The process is still… is playing itself out.  We do not have a comment at this point. 

Q:  Do you think that those involved in this election, both the parties, should be waiting for the final results?  Spokesman:  I would refer you to what I just said.  Thank you.  Edie? 

Q:  Well… can I… can I… can I… last month on Bolivia, the Secretary‑General put out a statement:  “He encourages all actors to respect the electoral process, in particular the final results of the poll.”  Why is it different in Bolivia from the United States? 

Spokesman:  Look, there is a principled position that we have, which you've just stated, but in terms of why different-- Bolivia is different from the US, frankly, we also had been much more implicated in the process in Bolivia through a Special Envoy.... act in a manner that respects human rights principles and the rule of law, and we encourage all political leaders and actors and their supporters to commit to peaceful conduct and to refrain from any incitement of violence or hate speech.  And I think it's important that there is an inclusive and broad participatory political and electoral environment.  Now, you framed the question in terms of Africa.  I think we have been concerned with some time about shrinking civil society space all over the world.  So, I wouldn't particularly look at it as an African problem.  There has been, as the Secretary‑General has said, a global problem."

Video here. This as Guterres colludes with dictators like Paul Biya in Cameroon, and bans the Press that asks.

 On October 30 from the UN - which bans Inner City Press but which gets extensive leaks - this: "SECURITY BROADCAST New York Fri 10/30/2020 12:00 PM 

To: Broadcast - UNHQ NY Secretariat; Broadcast - Agencies, Funds and Programmes The Security and Safety Service hereby reminds that the outcome of the upcoming host country elections could spark both celebrations and spontaneous demonstrations. UNDSS is in contact with our law enforcement counterparts in monitoring the situation where our personnel are located and will provide updates and advice, via security email broadcasts, as appropriate.    In these uncertain times with COVID-19 and the possibility of civil unrest, UN staff and non-staff personnel are encouraged for their own safety to avoid crowds in general.      Should UN staff and non-staff personnel encounter a protest, it is recommended that they follow the general safety advice below:    •        Remain calm and carefully navigate to the edge of the crowd or where it is safest.    •        When possible, move away and seek refuge in a nearby building, or doorway until the crowd passes.  •        When leaving the protest area – walk briskly and avoid running.   •        If you are driving, DO NOT stop your vehicle in the area of the protest. Keep windows and doors locked.   •        Drive carefully through or around the crowd at a low speed and do not honk your horn.  •        Follow the instructions from local authorities.   •        For emergencies, contact local authorities at 911.       Do keep abreast of developments in your area by tuning into the live media reports which are providing real time information."

 On October 19 Guterres bragged that he will travel in two weeks to Massachusetts to meet his semi-estranged wife who lives in Portugal, a country from which quarantine would be required in New York. This is open evasion of quarantine rules - or not open, since it was said in a meeting several disgusted participants invited Inner City Press to observe.

  Perhaps most significantly, Guterres in the meeting expressed open preference in the current US president election saying that if one side wins, "Net Zero Emissions" can be advance, and if the other (Trump) wins, Guterres and the UN will rely on bankers like JPMorgan Chase.

Guterres also spoke about social media platforms - not the censorship of investigative articles but the need to censors more, citing what he called "Social Dilemna" a show he says he is watching on Netflix. We will have more on this.

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Normally, one could ask Guterres' spokespeople to explain. But they refuse to answer questions, even for clarification of Spokesman Stephane Dujarric reference to two, and not one, trips. They are corrupt.

 After his return and faux quarantine for ten days, including maskless men going in and out of his mansion, on August 19 Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that US Secretary of State would be meeting directly with Guterres in the mansion on August 20 at 2 pm, see below.

   Meanwhile Guterres ordered UN headquarters staff to return to New York by September 15 - or two weeks before, so that they (unlike him) can quarantine. See video leaked to Inner City Press, here, including on that Guterres' contempt for the public is spreading.

  On August 20 Inner City Press, though also covering the indictment and arraignment of Steve Bannon in the SDNY courthouse it covers, rushed uptown to see if this blatant violation of quarantine by Guterres would take place. It did: streaming Periscope video here; now on YouTube here. There were many UN staff and security, a waste of public money occasioned only by Guterres' selfishness and arrogance.


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