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January 18, 2021

UK Ambassador Letter Citing Inner City Press Scoops Stonewalled By UNESCO Like Guterres

By Matthew Russell Lee & sources, Exclusive

UN GATE, Jan 14 – From the corrupt UN of Antonio Guterres, who is now running for a second mandate, the whole UN system has been totally corrupted, especially UNESCO. The Paris based UN agency is in turmoil after the exposure of a number of administrative transgressions by Inner City Press, which articles led to internal investigations. 

   Yet, advocating for governing control measures by member states yields results, as revealed in the letter by the ambassador of the UK to UNESCO, Matthew Lodge, who denunciated the lack of transparency and financial accountability in the administration of the French DG Audrey Azoulay. This letter was motivated by the article of Inner City Press about the misappropriation of public funds in large proportions (see copy of the UK Ambassador’s letter here). 

   In his letter, the UK ambassador pointed out that the embezzlement allegations that had been rejected at the outset with condescension by Nicholas Jeffreys ADG/ADM and Nikolas Kacyanides Dir/Cabinet, were factual information that and “the Inner City Press allegations of financial impropriety and breach of rules” proved to be “a confirmed financial fraud”. This is the first time when an influent member state of UNESCO, and a member of the Security Council P5, is confirming in writing the veracity of the arraignments by Inner City Press. From the UN? No answer.

January 11, 2021

As UNSC Prez Tunisia Bans Cameroon Qs For Guterres But Will 5 New Members Do Better?

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Periscope
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - CJR - PFT

UN GATE, Jan 4  – In the United Nations from which SG Antonio Guterres has banned Inner City Press 916 days for asking about his complicity in the killing of civilians in Cameroon, poisoning them in Haiti with cholera and COVID in South Sudan, and their mass imprisonment by China in Xinjiang, on January 4 Inner City Press wrote to the Mission of Tunisia, as incoming UN Security Council president, with questions including about Ethiopia, Western Sahara, Haiti, Yemen and Cameroon.

 Inner City Press specifically asked to be provided the WebEx codes to be able to ask its questions. No answer.

 But three hours later when Tunisia's Ambassador Tarek Labed took questions, his spokesperson took them in groups of four -- without protest from the increasingly pathetic UNCA UN press corpse -- allowing Labed to evade even the questions that were asked.

No one allowed in asked about Cameroon, just the way Guterres wants it. The answer is clearly no. This is shameful. But will the five incoming UNSC members - India, Ireland, Mexico, Kenya and Norway - do their jobs of openness to the Press and public? We will be asking.

  For now Inner City Press, which will report all month about the UNSC with or seemingly without any Tunisia or Labed access, posted the Program of Work here and notes for example "Wester Africa" - that would / should include Cameroon - on January 11, Yemen on January 14, League of Arab States on January 18, Syria on January 20, Colombia on January 21, and January 26 on the Middle East. Labed said two meetings will be in person - this as Guterres violated COVID quarantine rules. Today's UN is corrupt.

   Inner City Press streamed some of the Press-less presser, here.
 Among those "given the floor" by Tunisia, while banning Inner City Press, were state media from Pakistan, a retiree of a decade, and others.

When Guterres' spokes- / hatchetman Stephane Dujarric holds his noon briefings this month while refusing all questions from Inner City Press despite an on camera promise. And Tunisia and Labed? We'll report.

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January 4, 2021
UNSG Antonio Guterres Flew to Lisbon To Politicize Religious Order In Bid For 2d Term

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Song I Song II
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - ESPN

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Jan 1 –  Antonio Guterres' four years as UN Secretary General have consisted of diplomatic failures, cover-ups of UN sexual abuse and UN bribers, including his own connections with convicted briber CEFC China Energy, and banning of the Press that asked.  

Now at New Years 2021, violating what the public is told to do with the UN's WHO and by Joe Biden, among others, Guterres has traveled on vacation to Portugal (and, it's been said, then to the UK).

  There in Portugal, a craven religious order has debased itself by calling him a man of peace while not doing basic research into Guterres cover up of child rape - sadly, it's birds of a feather: "The custodian of the Sacred Convent of Assisi announced that the 'Lamp of Peace of San Francisco”, granted annually, will be given in 2021 to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres.  'The motivation that led us to this recognition is his tireless work of political mediation in the complexity of our world that is struggling with so many conflicts, wars, injustices and degradation of human beings and creation; a deep commitment to a dialogical and cordial style, a style of fraternal humanism, as we, the friars of the Sacred Convent, call it ”, explained Fr. Marco Moroni, speaking of the Portuguese official.  António Guterres is praised for his “political activity lived as a vocation at the service of the common good."

  Beyond the ghoulish praise by a Catholic group of a man whose UN Partnerships representative Amir Dossal was on the board of Ghislaine Maxwell's Terramar Project, and won't answer the Press on that or UN child rapes, instead roughed it up and banned, why are they involved in politics at all? Who oversees them?

 Why did Guterres thumb his nose as his own organization's directives and travel to Portugal?

Was it meet up with his son Pedro, whose African business deals like a meeting with Rwanda Paul Kagame Guterres has refused to disclose or explain, when banned Inner City Press asked?   

Well, with Guterres in Lisbon, that city's and his organ of choice Expresso has begun Guterres' campaign for an entirely unmerited second term as SG, with Helder Gomes writing (or reciting, dictated by Guterres) that "the former Portuguese prime minister will fulfill the next 12 months with the promised US return to multilateralism. For now, Guterres maintains the taboo, but has already indicated that he still has a lot to do."  

More bribes to take? More civilians to sell out, as he has the Anglophones of Cameroon?

 If the UN is to retain or even regain any of its credibility, there can be no second term. Just say no to Guterres. Song I here. Watch this site.

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December 28, 2020

Antonio Guterres Flew to Lisbon To Launch Campaign for 2d Term In Expresso Just Say No

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Song I
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - ESPN

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Dec 26 –  Antonio Guterres' four years as UN Secretary General have consisted of diplomatic failures, cover-ups of UN sexual abuse and UN bribers, including his own connections with convicted briber CEFC China Energy, and banning of the Press that asked.  

Now for Christmas 2020, violating what the public is told to do with the UN's WHO and by Joe Biden, among others, Guterres has traveled on vacation to Portugal (and, it's been said, then to the UK). He is a hypocrite.  

 Why did Guterres thumb his nose as his own organization's directives and travel to Portugal?

Was it meet up with his son Pedro, whose African business deals like a meeting with Rwanda Paul Kagame Guterres has refused to disclose or explain, when banned Inner City Press asked?   

Well, with Guterres in Lisbon, that city's and his organ of choice Expresso has begun Guterres' campaign for an entirely unmerited second term as SG, with Helder Gomes writing (or reciting, dictated by Guterres) that "the former Portuguese prime minister will fulfill the next 12 months with the promised US return to multilateralism. For now, Guterres maintains the taboo, but has already indicated that he still has a lot to do."  

More bribes to take? More civilians to sell out, as he has the Anglophones of Cameroon?

 If the UN is to retain or even regain any of its credibility, there can be no second term. Just say no to Guterres. Song I here. Watch this site.

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UN Guterres Cries Poor Flying to Germany UK and Lisbon Amid COVID and Censorship

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - ESPN

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Dec 15 – How corrupt is today's United Nations?

Well, just as New York prepares to go into another COVID-19 lockdown, its Secretary General prepares to fly off to Germany and the presumably to his real home in Portugal, before slipping back into New York evade quarantine rules that applies to others.

This while Guterres cries poor, in a letter to staff that Inner City Press now exclusively publishes in full:

"Saturday, 12 December 2020 Dear Colleagues,  I am writing to update you on the ways in which we are managing the continuing liquidity challenges facing the United Nations.  My senior team and I have been working closely with Member States to find a systemic solution to the recurring cash crisis, especially for our regular budget operations.  The ultimate responsibility for our financial health lies with Member States.  Most have fulfilled their Charter obligations and paid in full, some on time and some even in advance.  Many have responded positively to my appeals during the year to accelerate their contributions.   With your help, we have been working hard to deal with a problem that is greater this year than compared to 2019.  We started 2020 with the highest level of arrears in recent history – $711 million – eroding our already meagre reserves.  By February, there were already alarming signs of further deficits and as a result, we had to institute additional cash conservation measures to ensure that we would be able to pay the salaries and entitlements of our staff on time and settle our legal obligations to vendors.  The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have created even further difficulties, and we are now over $600 million short of our target for the year.  However, notwithstanding these shortfalls, we have continued to prioritize salaries every month and have advanced payments to provide staff with more predictability during the crisis.  This cautious approach to spending, especially in controlling hiring, has proven prudent.  Without these measures, our operations would have been disrupted and we would not have been able to meet payrolls or fulfil our obligations.  However, outstanding contributions are now nearly $1,194 million, and we have depleted the liquidity reserves for the regular budget and now have to borrow from the accounts of closed peacekeeping operations in order to meet obligations for December.   I have made every effort to protect staff from this crisis, and I will continue to do so.  As personnel costs constitute the bulk of the regular budget, as well as being the most difficult to adjust quickly in response to cash shortages, hiring judiciously has been critical to ensuring liquidity for salaries.  But this has a terrible knock-on effect: high vacancies put more pressure on existing staff, which is neither desirable nor sustainable.  I have urged managers to be sensitive and creative in addressing this situation, and I have also emphasized to Member States that this persisting liquidity crisis is undermining our work.  I continue to implore Member States to contain the erosion of our capacity to deliver while working with them to find a sustainable solution that simultaneously supports staff and enables the United Nations to sustain its operations.    I want to assure you that we are in this together.    Thank you for your service during these challenging times. Yours sincerely,  António Guterres"

  Now UK Permanent Representative Barbara Woodward has tweeted, "My Prime Minister is looking forward to welcoming you to London in January to mark #UN75." So, "does  @AntonioGuterres  leaving NY for Germany tomorrow Dec 16, as NYC moves to COVID Pause of Lockdown, and this "London in January" mean that he'll be spending public money in Lisbon from mid Dec into January, amid the pandemic? When would he come back to UNHQ?" This has been asked publicly - no answer.

Nor to this, emailed to Guterres, his deputy Amina J. Mohammed, chief of staff Viotti and spokespeople: "  How can it be that, given the impending lockdown for COVID in NY, and the situation in Germany, that SG Guterres is flying there, instead of speaking by Zoom? When is SG Guterres scheduled to return to NY? Will he be going to Lisbon? Is that, as some surmise, the goal of the ill-considered / bad example trip?"

  During the pandemic, Guterres has already sneaked off to Portugal twice. He has allowed his UN Security to keep their gym open when all other gyms in NYC have been closed. When banned Inner City Press asked in writing about this, Guterres' spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming have refused to answer. It is impunity. He should not return. 

From the December 14 UN transcript:  Dujarric: I have a trip announcement for you. The Secretary-General will travel on Wednesday to Berlin, where he will address the German Parliament on Friday morning. While in Berlin, he will also meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. 

Q: it's his first personal trip since March; right? 

Dujarric: It is his first official trip. As you may have recalled, he went home twice to see his family.     

Question:  Yeah. So the question is, why is it so important to go to Germany, in particular taking into account the current strict COVID measures in Germany right now... and if he's going to quarantine after his arrival back to New York?       

Dujarric: A couple of things. We may have more travel to announce. I will tell you that the way we're... travel is organised, safety is first and foremost. The Secretary‑General will be tested before leaving, as will his delegation.       This was a very important invitation on behalf... by the German Government. It's not every day that a Secretary‑General is invited to address the Bundestag. So, we've accepted the invitation.       The Secretary‑General will, of course, follow all regulations pertinent to the city and state of New York upon return when he is in New York."

   And when would that be? Is this just a pretext to spend public money to go to Lisbon, where Guterres took money from Gulbenkian which tried to sell its oil company to UN briber CEFC China Energy?

Inner City Press and its questions have been banned from the UN for 895 days by this corrupt Guterres. He should not return.
December 14, 2020

UN Guterres Covers Up Uruguay Child Rape in DRC As Bans Inner City Press 891st Day

By Matthew Russell Lee, Video here, Vine here

UN GATE, Dec 10 -- Stephane Dujarric, the lead spokesman of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and now Guterres' Global Communicator Melissa Fleming have joined their boss in personally covering up child rapes and sexual abuse by UN personnel, including recently a child rape by a UN "peacekeeper" from Paul Biya's Cameroon in DR Congo.

  Even while they and OIOS Ben Swanson purport to care - and even answer questions - on the UN's cover up for Burundian and Gabon rapes in CAR in 2017, they have adopted corrupt Guterres' solution going forward: cover up the cases in advance. Rough up and ban the Press which asks, leave inside only insiders who ask why they can't use the UN escalator instead of walking one or two flights of stairs, and refuse to answer written questions. Their UN is dying - and taking young victims with it. See Tel Aviv UNTSO video first published by Inner City Press on June 23, here, and Swanson here.

 On October 26, while maskless spokesman Stephane Dujarric continues to lie about sexual abuse, the UN data dumped additional outrageous sexual abuses, Gabon and Togo in the Central African Republic, this very year. Inner City Press immediately in writing asked: "On UN sexual exploitation and abuse - alleged - this is a request that you immediately provide the "if asked" information about the caseso f  child rape and sexual exploitation by UN "peacekeepers" from Uruguay, Ethiopia, Senegal and Benin and again Cameroon, in DRC and Central African Republic just cursorily data dumped onto the UN website today December 10 (Human Rights Day and that you immediately provide the "granular" information that was promised today at noon to correspondents who barely ask or publish about this topic. What is being done for the victims? Also, again, what is Guterres' answer, which you refused to provide after banned Inner City Press asked you and others in writing on the morning of August 19 that you "immediately provide all if-asked and additional information about the new allegation of SEA announced of child rape by a Cameroonian "peacekeeper" in DR Congo, and why this has been left so long UNanswered - and also why previously published charges are no longer in the data to which UN Peacekeeping Conduct and Discipline points, including what if being done for these victims and any steps taken to avoid this constant repetition of abuse despite the SG's ostensible commitments. Again, are new allegations being buried elsewhere on the data page? Inner City Press is asking in writing because banned from the noon briefings and any follow up questions, now for more than a year. On August 24 Inner City Press re-applied for admission to cover the UNGA high level week; on August 30 it was summarily rejected, with no or only Kafka-esque reasoning. Today, as before none of Inner City Press' written questions, including on Cameroon, have been answered. This is a request that you immediately confirm receipt of these questions and requests. "

 No answer, and no one let into the noon briefing - including several state media including VOA and a handpicked climate question from Sidney - asked about the rapes.

December 7, 2020

Banning Press UNSC Prez South Africa Praised Guterres For Helping Paul Biya in Cameroon

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Periscope
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - CJR - PFT

UN GATE, Dec 2  – In the United Nations from which SG Antonio Guterres has banned Inner City Press 883 days for asking about his complicity in the killing of civilians in Cameroon, poisoning them in Haiti with cholera and COVID in South Sudan, and their mass imprisonment by China in Xinjiang, on November 30 Inner City Press wrote to the Mission of South Africa, as incoming UN Security Council president, with questions including about Western Sahara, Haiti, Yemen and Cameroon.

 Inner City Press specifically asked to be provided the WebEx codes to be able to ask its questions. No answer.

 But when South Africa's self-described bureaucrat Jerry Matjila took questions, his spokesman took them in groups of three -- without protest from the increasingly pathetic UNCA UN press corpse -- allowing Matjila to evade even the questions that were asked.

No one allowed in asked about Cameroon, just the way Guterres wants it.

   And on December 2 to a group of insider NGOs Matjila, low-talking, on Cameroon praised the failed work of Antonio Guterres, claimed that ECOWAS or ECCAS is keeping an "eagle eye" on Cameroon and that the UN Security Council is acting appropriately on it. Video here, including the lines "the Secretary General in his wisdom is taking the responsibility to help [inaudible] Paul Biya." He also claimed there are agreements on language and region(s).

 No one called him on it. UN world, in the era of Guterres, is more and more decrepit.

 Would South Africa's former Ambassador Kumalo, no bureaucrat at all, have colluded in this Secretary General's censorship of Press? The answer is clearly no. This is shameful.

  This too: during Matjila's "press" conference, the Program of Work was not even on the website of the UNSC. Still Inner City Press, which will report all month about the UNSC with or seemingly without any Matjila or South African bureaucracy access, notes for example "Central Africa" - that would / should be Cameroon - on December 9, DRC on Dec 7, Yemen on Dec 14, South Sudan Dec 15, Afghanistan Dec 17, and Syria Dec 21.

 On Western Sahara, Matjila cravenly praised Guterres' supposed effort on naming a UN envoy, on which Guterres has failed for more than a year. This President is a letdown on Western Sahara.

   Inner City Press live tweeted the Press-less presser, here, and streamed some, here.

When Guterres' spokes- / hatchetman Stephane Dujarric holds his noon briefings this month while refusing all questions from Inner City Press despite an on camera promise. And South Africa and "bureaucrat" Matjila? We'll report.

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November 30, 2020

In UN Belief Blinken and Thomas Greenfield Would Collaborate As Censors for Corruption

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - ESPN

UN GATE / SDNY, Nov 23 - The United Nations, its unaccountable senior leadership and sychophantic press corps all seem pleased by the nomination of perceived supporters to represent the US from January 20 on.

Witness the canned Q&A in the UN noon briefing of November 23, which again banned Inner City Press - and its questions about UN corruption and sexual abuse, Cameroon, Honduras and other UN failures, here.  

Inner City Press before corrupt UNSG Antonio Guterres had it thrown out without due process or appeal covered not only the UN and its "Peacekeeping" missions in Haiti and elsewhere, but also Antony Blinken (here, meeting Prince Zeid) and Linda Thomas-Greenfield (here, after a trip to Somalia; Inner City Press covered the UN Security Council trip to Djibouti).  

 So would it be the case that Blinken and Thomas-Greenfield would cast a blind eye at UN censorship

and lack of accountability, from Cameroon to the banning of the Press that asks? Watch this site.November 23, 2020

Complicit In Saudi Press Murder UN Guterres Bans Press As State Media Obsequious On G20

By Matthew Russell Lee, PFT CJR Patreon
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - ESPN

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Nov 20 – The G-20 meeting by Saudi Arabia's royals, killers of journalist like Jamal Khashhogi, is being used by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to promote himself, for example in a scam November 20 press conference with state media, video here.

After Guterres' distribution of a redacted copy of his pre-summit letter, this was a six question briefing Guterres banned critical Inner City Press from. The questions included Turkish state media asking for praise of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, South African state media coyly asking for criticism of Trump and getting only evasion (Guterres will take money from anyone); Qatar's Al Jazeera asking for a Qatar sound byte, useless ANSA lobbying a softball about "COVAX" and Guterres blathering about mis-information, meaning any criticism of him.

  Before, these stage directions from the UN Correspondents Association, with Xinhua and Saudi funded media on the board:

 "Dear colleagues,  The Secretary-General will hold a press briefing tomorrow, Friday, November 20th at 12:30 PM in the Press Briefing Room S-237 with a limited amount of journalists present with distancing restrictions and the rest will continue to participate virtually on the Webex platform.  Only a maximum of 10 UN correspondents with 6 resident correspondents, 1 non-resident correspondents [sic], and 3 photographers can be safely accommodated. Thank you for your attention and cooperation.  Valeria Robecco President, United Nations Correspondents Association."

Inner City Press on the morning of November 20 asked Guterres, spokesman Stephane Dujarric, Melissa Fleming and others 100+ questions including, on this, "As to SG Guterres's November 20 press conference, (1) how it is legitimate to outsource access to the UN Correspondents Association, which self-servingly decided six "resident correspondents" (some of whom publish nothing), 1 "non resident correspondents" [sic] and three photographers -- does that include or not include the publicly-paid UN Photo staff, or those who purport to both be UN Photo and resident correspondents? On what basis is Inner City Press, which has questions, banned even from posing question(s) by WebEx? How is this not just censorship?"  

  "Everyone accessing UN premises in New York confirms that they have not had    -       Any COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days  -       A positive COVID-19 test in the past 14 days  -       Close contact with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case in the past 14 days."   

 What a scam - Guterres evaded quarantine, and his spokesman Stephane Dujarric briefs maskless daily, give feet above Al Jazeera's Bays who takes off his mask. The UN Censorship Alliance - with Saudi Arabia. Inner City Press will have more on this - watch this site.

November 16, 2020

After UN Beer Party Andrea Padula Assaulted 3 Women Here Is Transcript UN Wants Destroyed

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Order I
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - CJR - PFT

UN GATE, Nov 13 – How corrupt is today's United Nations? Even when a proceeding about the growing trend of sexual harassment under Sec-Gen Antonio Guterres is supposed to be public, when the Press comes to cover it, it is denied access. Video here.

 And then his kangaroo court demands that the Press he excludes destroy evidence of UN sexual abuse, or be further banned. This is today's UN.

   The leaked evidence, precisely the type that media is elsewhere celebrated for publishing in cases like Ghislaine Maxwell (to whom the UN is connected through Guterres' Partnerships chief Amir Dossal), includes transcripts. Here now, after yet another day of UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric and "Verify" fraud Melissa Fleming refusing to confirm or deny or answer anything, is from one of the many transcript:

"I am not in a state where I could leave the group because I was too scared that he would follow me out of the group, so I was staying there and seeing where he exactly goes.... He was doing the same thing with another UN staff, her name was [VOLUNTARILY REDACTED BY INNER CITY PRESS], he tried to grab her face, he tried to kiss her and she actually pushed him away... also [VOLUNTARILY REDACTED] of Accenture."

  This after Q&A with a male UN "investigator" implying that is entirely normal in the UN for a known sexual harasser to walk around with twelve pack of beer and... other things. To be continued.  This is what Guterres is covering up by banning the Press that covers it, and now claiming the authority to order the destruction of evidence leaked by whistleblowers.

  Under Guterres, the UN has become functionally a sex trafficking conspiracy, moving "peacekeepers" and staff around to committed sexual abuse for which they are shielded and protected by Guterres, including with censorship.

    On the morning of November 12 Inner City Press in writing asked Dujarric, Fleming, Guterres and others including Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq who deleted or "left" the questions on WhatsApp, "Immediately on the Padula UNDT case I have asked each of you about since November 3 explain on what basis the UN is now demanding censorship of leaked evidence of UN sexual harassment, in a UNDT order no less: "until Mr. Lee has demonstrated to the Tribunal that all illegal recordings have been removed from the public domain and destroyed, it will hold Mr. Lee in contempt of court and prohibit him from attending any of its future public hearings. "  But Inner City Press was banned from the UN by Antonio Guterres before this, for reporting on UN abuses, and its question have not been answered. This one should be - on deadline."

  Now November 13, no answer at all. Today's UN is full of corruption and censorship.

 Now after asking Guterres and his spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming to explain - they have refused - we are publishing the order(s), including here that

"According to media reports, [the United Nations] regards Inner City Press and Mr Lee as personae non grata, and has withdrawn Mr Lee’s media accreditation, as a result of myriad previous instances in which Mr Lee has breached the Organisation’s media guidelines.[reference to footnote omitted] These breaches reportedly included live-streaming a UN function that was designated as private. [reference to footnote omitted] … Mr Lee asserts in the Twitter thread that he was denied entry into the virtual hearing in this case. The tweet includes a video which shows Mr Lee, using the moniker ‘Press-Guest’, in the hearing’s ‘lobby’, awaiting admission by Tribunal officials, and ultimately being denied entry. [reference to annex omitted] The Applicant and Applicant’s counsel recall seeing an entry request under the name of ‘Inner City Press’ during his cross-examination of [the witness]. However, neither Applicant nor his counsel recall seeing ‘Inner City Press’ or ‘PressGuest’ among the participants in the hearing. … The Applicant thus believes that Mr Lee’s assertion is correct: Tribunal officials did not admit Mr Lee or Inner City Press into the hearing. If so, Mr Lee or Inner City Press could only have obtained images from the hearing, including the confidential OIOS witness testimony, from someone who was admitted into the hearing: either a participant or an observer (whether a [United Nations] staff member or member of the public).[reference to footnote omitted] In other words, the information was apparently leaked."

 We've uploaded this Order to DocumentCloud here

and then, and order that Lee is "prohibited from attending any future public hearings of the undersigned Judge until he has demonstrated to the Tribunal that all illegal recordings from the hearing on 4 November 2020 have been removed from the public domain and destroyed."

  Inner City Press has asked Dujarric, Amina J. Mohammed and Fleming how the UN of Guterres can purport to order the destruction of whistleblower evidence of sexual abuse in the UN. No answer.

But Inner City Press was banned from the UN by Antonio Guterres before this, so that Guterres could conceal child rapes by UN peacekeepers and drugging and raping by such staff members as Karim Elkonany, who he never disciplined.

  In this case, Inner City Press every weekday since November 3 has put written questions about the case to UN Spokesman Stephane Dujarric, Melissa Fleming and others - with no answer at all. We are now asking about these orders.

  We'll have more on this, including publishing the UNDT's absurd orders and more. Note that Inner City Press knows full well how to comply with rules in legal reporting - but any tribunal that bans the Press, then demands censorship of material leaked by whistleblowers, deserve more not less coverage.

 On November 3 Inner City Press arrived online to cover a sexual harassment proceeding in the UN Dispute Tribunal. But despite the promise of openness, it was blocked. Still, from exhibits, this live tweeted thread:

This UN staff member Mr. Andrea Padula allegedly  "a. “grabbed [Ms. VC’s] face, leaned forward and attempted to kiss her”; b. “when [Ms. VC] resisted [him] kissing her, [he] forced [Ms. VC’s] down and kissed her c. “grabbed [Ms. MV], held her closely, and attempted to kiss her”

 Those on this UN cover-up call, blocking the Press from an ostensibly public UN sexual harassment hearing, include Morten Michelsen, Omar Josef Shehabi, but ultimately the rape-cover-up-man in chief,  @AntonioGuterres . He has corrupted the entire Organization

 In the supposedly public UN "legal" proceeding that Inner City Press was just denied access to, here is an exhibit being presented - a UN cubicle, with a Patricia Dann sign on it and an apparently inflatable kangaroo. More exhibits from Big Tony Gutters' Animal House UN, presented in ostensibly public legal proceeding that Inner City Press was blocked from - note "Dance floor" - including the UN - and party boys / dirty old men. 

 This one of  @AntonioGuterres ' party boys is named Mr. Andrea Padula (in Iraq, Guterres' Karim Elkorany went further, into drugging and raping a UN contractors) - but here, note the involvement of "Mariuska of Accenture."

Update - the United Nations under  @AntonioGuterres  is spending the public's money to hold sexual harassment dances (and fly rapists like Elkorany in and out of Iraq) - but when the Media tries to cover a public proceeding, access denied. #ImpeachGuterres 202 views 0:00 / 0:27

Turns out this  @AntonioGuterres  party boy Padula "was doing the same thing with another UN staff, her name was Verouschka....  he tried to grab her" - note that the three UNTSO #sexploiters are *still* being paid by the public, despite Guterres' lies

November 9, 2020

UN Women Staff Sent Porn While UN Beer Party Staffer Padula No Answer From Guterres

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive Patreon
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - CJR - PFT

UN GATE, Nov 6 – How corrupt is today's United Nations? Even when a proceeding about the growing trend of sexual harassment under Sec-Gen Antonio Guterres is supposed to be public, when the Press comes to cover it, it is denied access. Video here.

   From November 3 to November 6 Inner City Press each day asked Guterres and his spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming to explain this, and to state what happened in and was done about the case, below. No answers.

  Now Inner City Press can report on another UN Dispute Tribunal case, in which Karkara, "a former Senior Advisor at the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (“UN Women”) in New York, at the P-5 level, contests the decision to dismiss him for serious misconduct. UN Women found that the Applicant (a) sexually harassed, exploited and abused two non-UN personnel; (b) committed harassment and abuse of authority against an intern with the United Nations; and (c) misused the United Nations Information Communication and Technology (“ICT”) resources to obtain and distribute pornography to and from his UN Women email account. 2. The Applicant submits that the facts on which the disciplinary measure was based are not established by clear and convincing evidence. The Applicant argues that the victims’ testimonies are not credible and that their allegations were fabricated with the assistance of several individuals who had serious disputes with him. The Applicant also submits that the investigation was biased and ignored exculpatory evidence and several witnesses breached the confidentiality requirement by speaking to the media, thereby undermining the integrity of the investigation. 3. The Respondent submits that based on the credible oral testimony of victims, which are further corroborated by other witnesses’ testimony and text messages and the Global Positioning System (“GPS”) records, the facts on which the disciplinary measure was based are established by clear and convincing evidence. 4. A hearing was held before the Tribunal on 20-22 July 2020 at which nine witnesses and the Applicant gave testimony. 5. For the reasons below, the Tribunal finds that the facts are established by clear and convincing evidence, that they amount to serious misconduct, and that the imposed sanction was proportionate to the offense."

Guterres' UN is corrupt and he is covering it up with censorship. Sources who contacted Inner City Press about what they call expanding sleaze in the UN blamed its spread on "dirty old man" SG Guterres, as one called him. Inner City Press has put the decision online on its DocumentCloud, here. Is this acceptable? Why no answer? Why the cover up?

 On November 3 Inner City Press arrived online to cover a sexual harassment proceeding in the UN Dispute Tribunal. But despite the promise of openness, it was blocked. Still, from exhibits, this live tweeted thread:

This UN staff member Mr. Andrea Padula allegedly  "a. “grabbed [Ms. VC’s] face, leaned forward and attempted to kiss her”; b. “when [Ms. VC] resisted [him] kissing her, [he] forced [Ms. VC’s] down and kissed her c. “grabbed [Ms. MV], held her closely, and attempted to kiss her”

 Those on this UN cover-up call, blocking the Press from an ostensibly public UN sexual harassment hearing, include Morten Michelsen, Omar Josef Shehabi, but ultimately the rape-cover-up-man in chief,  @AntonioGuterres . He has corrupted the entire Organization

 In the supposedly public UN "legal" proceeding that Inner City Press was just denied access to, here is an exhibit being presented - a UN cubicle, with a Patricia Dann sign on it and an apparently inflatable kangaroo. More exhibits from Big Tony Gutters' Animal House UN, presented in ostensibly public legal proceeding that Inner City Press was blocked from - note "Dance floor" - including the UN - and party boys / dirty old men. 

 This one of  @AntonioGuterres ' party boys is named Mr. Andrea Padula (in Iraq, Guterres' Karim Elkorany went further, into drugging and raping a UN contractors) - but here, note the involvement of "Mariuska of Accenture."

Update - the United Nations under  @AntonioGuterres  is spending the public's money to hold sexual harassment dances (and fly rapists like Elkorany in and out of Iraq) - but when the Media tries to cover a public proceeding, access denied. #ImpeachGuterres 202 views 0:00 / 0:27

Turns out this  @AntonioGuterres  party boy Padula "was doing the same thing with another UN staff, her name was Verouschka....  he tried to grab her" - note that the three UNTSO #sexploiters are *still* being paid by the public, despite Guterres' lies

November 2, 2020

UN Warns US Staff Of Nov 3 Election Protests As Guterres Favors Biden Over Trump on Zoom

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive Patreon
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - CJR - PFT

UN GATE, Oct 30 – The UN is warning its US staff to watching out on and after US election day. 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 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.

October 26, 2020

On UN Day Failing Guterres Invites Killers Like Lankan Rajapaksa As Hides Rapes Bans Press

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive Video
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - CJR - PFT

UN GATE, Oct 23 -- Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General who rarely takes questions as he undermines what's left of the UN's credibility 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 October 23 - UN Day - Guterres has bragged to staff that "our global survey to mark this anniversary confirmed that the people of the world continue to put their trust in us to prevent conflict, promote human rights, advance justice, protect our planet and uphold the equality of women and men." This as he daily covers up rapes by UN peacekeepers and bans the Press which asks, as he fails on Cameroon and the UN has on other conflicts like in Sri Lanka and as even the Mayor of New York won't meet with UN officials like the PGA.

  For UN Day, as simple one example, the UN invited a speech by Sri Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa, responsible for the Bloodbath on the Beach, which the UN supposedly learned from. The UN75 event is l