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On Western Sahara UN Was Told Of Violations By Morocco Guterres Did Nothing Now This

By Matthew Russell Lee, Periscope, song, II

UN GATE, Nov 14 – On Western Sahara, Inner City Press has repeatedly asked UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, his spokesmen and now Communications chief Melissa Fleming about sexual harassment charges against his representative Colin Stewart, which it has exclusively reported as credited here and even here.

 Guterres has repeatedly refused to answer, and denied Inner City Press access to the UN he lets dozens of Moroccan state media into as he and Fleming continue the ban on Inner City Press supported by a frivolous complaint filed against Inner City Press' coverage from the UN Security Council stakeout.

  Now POLISARIO says "Moroccan occupying forces began last night to move a large number of gendarmes and other security forces in the region. This will also mean the end of the ceasefire agreement and will start a new war throughout the region." Now Morocco announces that its troops have launched an operation  Polisario says that it would regard a three-decade-old ceasefire with Morocco as over if Rabat moved troops or civilians into the buffer zone."

 Inner City Press in writing asked abou this. Without responding - in fact, deputy spokeman Farhan Haq simply deleted or "left" the question on WhatsApp - Dujarric read out a vague statement, video here.

 But Guterres is lying - as on Cameroon, he is not only not standing up for the underdog, he is supporting the overdog. So Inner City Press, banned for 865th day by Guterres, publishes this: "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Moroccan Occupation is falsifying facts to cover Morocco's unilateral decision to persist in violating the ceasefire when its forces in the Guerguerat region crossed, this morning, Friday, November 13th  , the Berm that forms the separating line between the invading Moroccan forces and the Sahrawi Army. The Moroccan invading forces gathered several days ago in blatant violation of Military Agreement No:1. The UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) did not stop them from so doing under the pretext that it wanted to open the illegal breach that peaceful demonstrators from the Sahrawi civil society closed in protest against the silence of the UN mission about Morocco's continuing attempts to evade its commitments signed with the Sahrawi party under the auspices of the United Nations and the Organisation of African Unity/African Union after 16 years of war and six years of negotiations that resulted in the peace agreement in 1991. Therefore, the Saharawi party would like to clarify the following: 1- The International Community (Organizations and Courts) does not recognize to Morocco any sovereignty over Western Sahara. 2- The only mission for which MINURSO was created is the organization of a referendum on self-determination. 3- The Cease-fire was accepted by the Saharawi party in counterpart of the acceptance by Morocco of the referendum on self-determination.  4- The cease-fire is completely linked to the organization of the referendum on self- determination because they represent the basic foundations on which the  Settlement Plan of 1991 was built. Therefore, the referendum on self- determination cannot be canceled without the automatic annulment of the cease- fire.  5- The language used by the Moroccan occupier and its positions are all based on fallacies and falsifications, it is thus necessary to recall the following facts: A- Morocco acts and speaks as if Western Sahara is part of its national territory, and this is a clear falsehood well-know to the international community. B- The nature of the Moroccan presence in the territory of the Saharawi Republic classified by the United Nations General Assembly as an illegal occupation (General Assembly Resolutions 34/37 of 1979 and 19/35 of 1980) in addition to the opinions of the International Court of Justice of 1975 and the European Court of Justice of 2016 and 2018 and the legal opinions of the United Nations in 2002 and the African Union in 2015.  الجمهورية العربية الصحراوية الديمقراطية --------- وزارة الشؤون الخارجية  دار السالم  REPUBLICA ARABE SAHARAUI DEMOCRATICA  ------------ MINISTERIO DE ASUNTOS EXTERIORES  C- Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, boldly, abuses the Secretary- General of the United Nations and says in an official statement that the Frente  Polisario has rejected his mediation, which is completely false. It also did the same when it mentioned that the Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs mediated between the two parties, and this is also unfounded. D- The continued occupation of important parts of the Saharawi Republic by Morocco is explained by the apparent complicity within the Security Council with the occupier. It is this disgraceful complicity that violates the international legality, and tries during the two past years to twist the legal nature of the Sahrawi cause as a case of decolonization that can only be resolved through the exercise by the Sahrawi people of their inalienable right to self-determination and independence. E- The inaction of the United Nations as a result of obstruction from within the Security Council prevented MINURSO from carrying out the mission for which it was established. F- Twenty-nine years of waiting for the referendum caused the Sahrawi people to lose confidence in the United Nations and its mission and unanimously agree on the need for Morocco to abide by the requirements of the agreement concluded between the two parties or to continue the liberation by all legitimate means. G- Morocco's implication of foreign states and interests added to the policies of occupation and the fait accompli, the brutal repression of the Sahrawi people, which is documented by the majority of human rights organizations, the plunder of natural resources without the slightest response from the United Nations and its mission, encouraged the latter to turn into a guardian of the rejected fait accompli more than been a UN mission formed to decolonize Western Sahara, the last colony in Africa. The Frente Polisario and the government of the SADR are sending an urgent appeal to the United Nations, the African Union, and all countries and all peoples devoted to justice, equality and peace to support the Sahrawi people in the face of the brutal Moroccan aggression that does not respect its obligations and violates all common human principles and values."

Video of briefing with commentary here.

And for Guterres and St Vincent and the Grenadines, president of the UNSC for November? Nothing.

 Guterres, of course, is corrupt. September's UNSC President Niger is cravenly holding special events on Francophonie / Francophony. Change is needed - #DumpGuterres.

 That state media lie is obvious - but Guterres' role in orchestrating colonial lies, from Western Sahara to Cameroon, and censoring and banning independent Press and refusing its questions, is decisive. Here are just some of the Morocco state media Guterres and Melissa Fleming let in, and Steph Dujarric answers, from the UN Censorship Alliance (UNCA) --

Enhari Naoufal Moroccan News Agency (MAP) UN correspondent United Nations Secretariat Building Room S-0419 New York NY 10017 Tel: 917-530-2673

Benyoussef Bouchra Quid.MA  Tel: (212) 758-6461 Mobile: (201) 873-5656 @b.bouchra2001 -- "does not exist" (also a UN staff member - incredible)

There are more, and there will be more. Guterres should be fired.


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