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August 3, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell and Epstein Were Supported by UN Lisa Svensson Who Inner City Press Exposed

By Matthew Russell Lee Patreon Periscope Song
BBC - Decrypt - LightRead - Honduras - Source

SDNY COURTHOUSE, July 31 – Ghislaine Maxwell used the United Nations, as reported by Inner City Press whose questions about it UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres refuses.

  First Inner City Press showed that on the board of Maxwell's Terramar Project Inc. was Guterres chief Partnerships official, Amir Dossal, below.

  Now while UNEP official Lisa Svensson appears in the documents unsealed July 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York which Inner City Press covers since ousted from the UN by Guterres for is reporting, Inner City Press is continuing its exclusive 2018 reporting in Svensson's "Volvo Boating" and other scams at UNEP, here, where we published in full, on Scribd and Patreon, the agreement with Volvo Ocean Races signed by Erik Solheim, here, and the EUR 500,000 agreement signed by UNEP's Lisa Emilia Svensson, here and here. [Now, Aug 1, 2020 song here.]

From the March 1, 2018 UN transcript, four months before Guterres has Inner City Press physically ousted from the UN: Inner City Press: I also wanted to ask you about UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme).   Whistleblowers there have alleged a number of irregularities, but the one that caught my eye and I've published has to do with the allegation is that UNEP, which claims under Mr. [Erik] Solheim to have a number of corporate partnerships is, in fact, in some cases paying the corporation for the partnership.  I.e., it's not a partnership like, you know, Barcelona Football Club with UNICEF, where they pay.  In this case, they're alleged that, under Mr. Solheim, the UN Environment, as it's now called, is paying $500,000 to Volvo Ocean Races.  And I wanted to know is it… one, I don't know if it's true, but they work there and they have a lot of names and a lot of information. Spokesman:  I think you can ask those questions directly of UNEP.  I have no doubt that Mr. Solheim is operating and running the agency in accordance to all relevant rules and regulations." Right.

Here's from the letter: "Dear Mr. Solheim...  a D1, Lisa Svensson can work from Europe, because for personal reasons she does not wish to work in Nairobi.  Her big office in Nairobi remains vacant with her name and organisational equipment while the same has to be provided again by another office in Europe.  She leads the marine team remotely as the rest of the staff under her responsibility are in Nairobi. 

   As Inner City Press first reported, long time UN operative Amir Dossal, UNSG Antonio Guterres' chief Partnerships official who was also his link to UN bribers like Ng Lap Seng and Patrick Ho of CEFC China Energy, was on the board of directors of Maxwell's shadowy Terramar. Inner City Press first made this link & published the 990. And here is Dossal introducing Maxwell as one of her nine visits to the UN, here.

   After the death of Jeffrey Epstein in the MCC prison, on July 2 Acting US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Audrey Strauss announced and unsealed in indictment of Maxwell on charges including sex trafficking and perjury.

   Inner City Press went to her press conference at the US Attorney's Office and asked, Doesn't charging Maxwell with perjury undercut any ability to use testimony from her against other, bigger wrong-doers? Periscope here at 23:07.

  Strauss replied that it is not impossible to use a perjurer's testimony. But how often does it work?

  At 3:30 pm on July 2 Maxwell appeared in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampsire, before Magistriate Judge Andrea K. Johnstone. Inner City Press live tweeted it here.
(Also live tweeted bail denial of July 14, here.)

   In the July 3 media coverage of Maxwell, media all of the world used a video and stills from it of Maxwell speaking in front of a blue curtain, like here.

 What they did not mention is something Inner City Press has been asking the UN about, as under UNSG Antonio Guterres with his own sexual exploitation issues (exclusive video and audio) it got roughed up and banned from the UN: Ghislaine Maxwell had a ghoulish United Nations press conference, under the banner of the "Terramar Project," here.

 On July 5, after some crowd-sourcing, Inner City Press reported on another Ghislaine Maxwell use of the United Nations, facilitated by Italy's Permanent Representative to the UN, UN official Nikhil Seth and Amir Dossal, who also let into the UN and in one case took money from convicted UN briber Ng Lap Seng, and Patrick Ho of CEFC China Energy, also linked to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

  At the Ghislaine Maxwell UN event, the UN Deputy Secretary General was directly involved.

List of (some of) the participants on Patreon here.

  Inner City Press has published a phone of Maxwell in the UN with Dossal, here. But the connection runs deeper: Dossal with "25 years of UN involvement" was on Terrarmar's board of directors, one of only five directors, only three not related to Maxwell by blood and name.

The directors: Ghislaine Maxwell, Christine Malina-Maxwell, Steven Haft, Christine Dennison and... Amir Dossal. Inner City Press is publishing this full 990 on Patreon here.

  Dossal has operated through the UN Office of Partnership, with Antonio Guterres and his deputy Amina J. Mohammed, here.

And the links to the world of UN bribery, including Antonio Guterres through the Gulbenkian Foundation, runs deeper. More to follow.

Antonio Guterres claims he has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, but covers it up and even participate in it. He should be forced to resign - and/or have immunity waived.

  Terramar has been dissolved, even though Maxwell's former fundraiser / director of development Brian Yurasits still lists the URL on his (protected) Twitter profile, also here.

  But now Inner City Press has begun to inquire into Ghislaine Maxwell's other United Nations connections, starting with this photograph of another day's (or at least another outfit's) presentation in the UN, here. While co-conspirator Antonio Guterres has had Inner City Press banned from any entry into the UN for two years and a day, this appears to be in the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) chamber. We'll have more on this, and on Epstein and the UN. Watch this site.

  The case is US v. Maxwell, 20-cr-330 (Nathan).

July 27, 2020

After Inner City Press Scoop On Guterres Hands In Pants Cover Up He Seizes Phones and Laptops

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive Patreon
Germany - Honduras - UN Q - Tel Aviv Austria

UN GATE, July 23 – Three weeks after Inner City Press published leaked audio of UN Office of Internal Oversight investigator Ben Swanson recounting being ordered by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres  NOT to investigate sexual harassment committed by a UN Assistant SG, now more Swanson audio has emerged, see below.

 And now Guterres' personal spies OIOS under Swanson, like his UN Security thugs including Ronald E. Dobbins told to target, rough up and ban Inner City Press, now assert the right to seize and search personal cell phones in the UN, in a message leaked to Inner City Press:

"Thu 7/23/2020 9:23 AM - We wish to bring to your attention an alarming precedent established in a recent (still unpublished) decision issued by a United Nations Dispute Tribunal (UNDT) judge, which jeopardises our right to privacy going forward.   In her decision, the judge endorses the DMSPC/Administrative Law Division’s argument whereby Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) investigators are entitled to seize any personal IT device (cell phone, laptop or desktop) that has been used by a staff member in conjunction with their UN work (for instance, by using a UN-issued SIM card on your private phone, or by installing UN licensed software i.e. MS Outlook on your personal phone/laptop).   The legal question relates to the interpretation of ST/AI/2017/1 (Unsatisfactory conduct, investigations and the disciplinary process) in conjunction with ST/SGB/2004/15 (Use of information and communication technology resources and data). Based on the argument of the Administration Law Division, who supported the OIOS’s practice of seizing of personal devices, the UNDT judge questionably ruled that ST/AI/2017/1 overrides ST/SGB/2004/15. It is unfortunate that the judge failed to observe that neither ST/AI/2017/1 nor ST/SGB/2004/15 stipulate in any way or form the seizure of personal devices.   The Staff Union disagrees with this interpretation of the rules, in view of the definition of “ICT resources” (Sect. 1.b) in the higher-ranking ST/SGB/2004/15, which should take precedence and limit the provisions of Sect. 6.2 of ST/AI/2017/1 to those devices issued by the UN that are “under the staff member’s control”.   We believe this manner of proceeding constitutes a grave violation of a staff member’s right to privacy and to their private property. Needless to say, that seizing of a staff member’s personal phone and laptop for a minimum of two weeks would cause extreme inconvenience to any colleague who is involved in an investigation, sometimes for no wrongdoing of their own.   In sum, we are calling on the OIOS to suspend these practices, especially under the current working arrangements imposed on staff due to COVID-19, when many of us are required to use our personal devices, due to the fact that the Organization was not always able to provide UN-issued devices to ensure business continuity.... We advise all staff on this issue and encourage you to reconsider your use of personal devices for UN-related work, as well as the utilization of any UN-licensed software on your personal devices."

  Guterres is a gangster- he should be impeached.

In the newly leaked audio, OIOS' Swanson says.

"this whole thing of retaliation has got the potential to cause us massive, massive problems if we get it wrong.”  As he describes the system, he says the U.N. used to open an investigation in response to a complaint, “and it was taking a long time because some of them are horribly complicated and some of them are just so trivial that they’re just not worth investigating entirely.”  He says the office trialed a process of getting the complaint from the U.N. ethics office, at which point it would write to the person accused of retaliating against a whistleblower or someone who reported misconduct, and ask them to “tell us why you’re not guilty.”   ”We’d get the stuff … in from the ethics office, we then write to the subject and, I’m paraphrasing here, saying, ‘Look, the ethics office have said that prima facie that you have retaliated therefore you are guilty of retaliation against Staff Member A, here’s all the material, here’s the ST/AI, write back to us in 10 days and tell us why you haven’t … why you’re not guilty of retaliation,'” he says, to chuckles from others in attendance.  Continuing, he says: “We’ve managed to cut the time down from 247 days down to about 45 because they write back straight away and invariably it’s ‘I don’t know anything about a protected act and this is nonsense, all I did was send out an email telling people to behave themselves.'”  “Then we sort of make the judgment of whether, is it worth getting 64gb of emails to prove that they haven’t only sent the email out, or do we take their word, their sworn word, for it and then say ‘well, ethics office, there is never ever going to be any sanction imposed for this retaliatory act, or whatever it’s called, and we’re not going to do anything else’?”  He says they are effectively doing the ethics office's job and the office had “swallowed it up and accepted it. We’ve done two now, and I think we’ve got another two in the pipeline, and it’s working quite nicely, that brings the figures down [and] that gets the Americans off the U.N.’s back, [it] means they don’t reduce their contribution.”

  Quoting whistleblower Emma Reilly's letter asking for the 15% cut in US contributions to the UN that are required under law, Fox News gets some response from Capitol Hill. But will this be followed through, as to retaliation and Guterres' censorship of Press? Watch this site.

July 20, 2020

Antonio Guterres Lies As He Bans Press Covering Up UN Rapes and Bribes He Takes

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

UN GATE, July 18 – Antonio Guterres has spent public money to promote himself, and to rough up and ban from the UN the Press that asks UN corruption and sexual abuse.

On July 18 from the UN Headquarters he has banned Inner City Press from for 746 days, Guterres read out a speech he had twice tried to promote in background briefings to the state media and retirees he lets in.

The speech was full of lies and hypocrisy:

Guterres said, "At the UN, we work to reduce inequality, every day, everywhere."   

But Guterres lives alone in a $15 million mansion on Sutton Place. And after the UN made people in Haiti even poorer, by killing 10,000 of them by negligently bringing in cholera, Guterres paid not a cent, and lied about it, at a lavish dinner on Long Island.

Guterres cited the "movement that has spread from the United States around the world in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing is one more sign that people have had enough."  

But Guterres told UN staff not to join peaceful marches about the killing of George Floyd; his own staff call him racist, until they are threatened with retaliation.

Guterers said, "The legacy of colonialism still reverberates."  

But Guterres supports for example French colonialism, in Cameroon and elsewhere.

Guterres said, "women are worse off than men, simply because they are women."  

But Guterres actively covers up UN Peacekeepers' rapes of girls in DRC and CAR; mostly recently, he is covering up the UNsexploitation of at least three UNTSO international staff members in Tel Aviv, airbrushing the procurer entirely out. 

Guterres said, "tax avoidance and tax evasion remain widespread."  

But Guterres pays no taxes, as he lives in his mansion. Until COVID prevented it, he routinely spent public money on wasteful weekend trips to Lisbon, refusing to answer how much he spent and banning the Press that asks.

Guterres said, "We must break the vicious cycle of corruption, which is both a cause and effect of inequality."   

But Guterres refused to even audit to whom convicted UN briber Patrick Ho's CEFC China Energy gave money in the UN - not surprising, since Guterres omitted from his public financial disclosure money he took from Gulbenkian Foundation, which tried to sell its oil company Partex to China Energy Fund Committee's Ye Jianming. 

Guterres bloviated, "The greatest guarantee of accountability is a vibrant civil society, including a free, independent media."  

But Guterres had Inner City Press, which reported in depth on the UN bribery scandals and asked him about it, roughed up as it covered the UN Budget Committee meeting on July 3, 2018 and banned every since, with no answers to its written questions to UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric and USG Melissa Fleming. These people are hypocrites.

 These lies and more were told by Guterres as the "Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture," which his UN mis-spelled "Nelson Mandel." Photo here, Persicope here. This is Guterres' UN.

July 13, 2020

In Inner City Press Scoop on UN Prostitution Driver Was Cunillera Did Procurement in Haiti

By Matthew Russell Lee, Audio, Patreon
Germany - Honduras - UN Q - Tel Aviv Austria

UN GATE, July 11 – The United Nations claims to have a zero tolerance for sexual exploitation by its staff and peacekeepers, but routinely covers up their abuses including the rape of children, withholding basic information which was provided to the Press under Ban Ki-moon but not now under Antonio Guterres. 

   Inner City Press, which Guterres has banned from the UN for 733 days as it asks about these and his abuses, on June 23 received from outraged UN whistleblowers video of sexual exploitation, they said, in a white UN-marked vehicle, here.  Now Instagram, Facebook.

  Inner City Press named to the UN the two men in the UN van: Michael Antoine and Ray Milan. The UN did not answer, see below.

  Now after the UN told others, misleadingly, that it has disciplined two men, Inner City Press can report this about the third man, the driver: "The driver works in Procurement for UNTSO." Procurement indeed. What about the driver was an obvious question not pursued by the in-house bought off UN press corpse. But Inner City Press is pursuing it.

  After publishing the above, multiple sources contacted Inner City Press with the name of the driver: Juan Carlos Cunillera. Here is in on an UNTSO procurement form; he previously worked for the UN in Haiti, where sex exploitation morphed into the killing of 10,000 Haitians by the UN.

Inner City Press can now report: the procurement driver Juan Carlos Cunillera comes from the Dominican Republic - a member of the UN Security Council. And Guterres is covering all of this up. He should resign.

On July 2, as Inner City Press asked a question, here, at the non-UN press conference on the sex trafficking indictment of Ghislaine Maxwell (who held a UN press conference in Dujarric's room), this:

"the two staff members have been placed on Administrative Leave Without Pay, pending the results and conclusion of the ongoing OIOS investigation."  This was (intentionally) misreported by Xinhua and others as a strong UN action, "discipline." It is not, even by the UN's own terms, in ST/AI/2017/1 and ALWOP  Section 11"

  Administrative leave  11.1 In accordance with staff rule 10.4, a staff member may be placed on administrative leave with or without pay at any time after an allegation of suspected unsatisfactory conduct and pending the completion of the disciplinary process. The period of administrative leave may continue until the completion of the disciplinary process. Such action is without prejudice to the rights of the staff member and does not constitute a disciplinary measure.

Inner City Press asked, even then: And what about the driver? And Guterres and the crony he covered up for? Guterres' UN is corrupt.

 Inner City Press has exclusively published audio of OIOS' Ben Swanson saying that one of Guterres' Assistant Secretaries General thrust his hand down the pants of a female staffer - and Guterres, "a politician," said to cover it up. Audio here, here on Patreon.

  Guterres' OIOS investigations are a politicized scam. A fish rots from the head - Guterres covers up for his Assistant Secretary Generals grabbing crotches, and for whoring by UNTSO staff. Guterres should resign.

  On July 1 AFP reported of the UNTSO video that "It was originally published on June 23 on the Twitter account of Inner City Press, a blog in open conflict with the UN, which has been denied access "for 721 days" , said its author Matthew Lee.  The account claimed a few days later that this scene was filmed in Tel Aviv (Israel)." [Would they say that the Rappler is "in open conflict" with Duterte?]

  The UN after Inner City Press' video went viral claimed they were quickly investigating; a French journalist even (falsely) reported that sanctions had already been announced.

  But now, days after Inner City Press identified to the UN the nationality and then the names of the men in the vehicle, nothing. It is another cover up by Guterres, this time funded not only by taxpayers but also IKEA and Pierre Omidyar.

 Michael Antoine has both Trinidadian and US citizenship - and quite a history. Inner City Press previously asked the UN about him (for example here). and his sponsor / Godfather Fadil Abdullah, since promoted out to UNICEF in Sudan. Inner City Press asked the UN about him, again, in 2019, here - no answer. UN cover ups.

  Whistleblowers exclusively tell Inner City Press this is being covered up: Antoine is "protected."  He is known in all the bars of Jerusalem.  The military observers know him as the jackass. That is his nickname.  Military observers were told not to place complaints about his antics, that nothing would be done.  They would see his UN vehicle out late in the bars in Jerusalem. He would drive with Ray to Haifa Russian bars.  Ray Milan and Antoine would also use prostitutes regularly.   Senior management refuse to address the misdeeds of civilian staff.  Antoine is part of culture of civilian UN staff who are undisciplined and there is no accountability.   Antoine had many Palestinian girlfriends and this would also cause problems for UN. Guterres is to blame for this.

 Inner City Press will continue to demand re-accreditation. It has been two years, with no appeal, no roadmap, pure corrupt censorship.

  Despite the story now being reported from Austria to Israel to Switzerland, those let in from Al Jazeera and other publications asked nothing. We'll have more on this. Watch this site.

July 6, 2020

After Inner City Press Scoop on UN Prostitution By Antoine and Milan No Discipline For 2 UNnamed

By Matthew Russell Lee, Audio, Patreon
Germany - Honduras - UN Q - Tel Aviv Austria

UN GATE, July 3 – The United Nations claims to have a zero tolerance for sexual exploitation by its staff and peacekeepers, but routinely covers up their abuses including the rape of children, withholding basic information which was provided to the Press under Ban Ki-moon but not now under Antonio Guterres. 

   Inner City Press, which Guterres has banned from the UN for 730 days as it asks about these and his abuses, on June 23 received from outraged UN whistleblowers video of sexual exploitation, they said, in a white UN-marked vehicle, here.  Now Instagram, Facebook.

  Inner City Press named to the UN the two men in the UN van: Michael Antoine and Ray Milan. The UN did not answer, see below. On July 2, as Inner City Press asked a question, here, at the non-UN press conference on the sex trafficking indictment of Ghislaine Maxwell (who held a UN press conference in Dujarric's room), this:

"the two staff members have been placed on Administrative Leave Without Pay, pending the results and conclusion of the ongoing OIOS investigation."  This was (intentionally) misreported by Xinhua and others as a strong UN action, "discipline." It is not, even by the UN's own terms, in ST/AI/2017/1 and ALWOP  Section 11"

  Administrative leave  11.1 In accordance with staff rule 10.4, a staff member may be placed on administrative leave with or without pay at any time after an allegation of suspected unsatisfactory conduct and pending the completion of the disciplinary process. The period of administrative leave may continue until the completion of the disciplinary process. Such action is without prejudice to the rights of the staff member and does not constitute a disciplinary measure. A staff member placed on administrative leave shall be given a written statement of the reason(s) for such leave and shall be informed of its likely duration 

Administrative leave without pay (ALWOP)  11.4 A staff member may be placed on administrative leave without pay by an authorized official when at least one of the following conditions is met: (a) There are reasonable grounds to believe (probable cause) that the staff member engaged in sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, in which case the placement of the staff member on administrative leave shall be without pay; (b) There are exceptional circumstances that warrant the placement of the staff member on administrative leave without pay because the unsatisfactory conduct is of such gravity that it would, if established, warrant separation or dismissal under staff rule 10.2 (a) (viii) or (ix), and there is information before the authorized official about the unsatisfactory conduct that makes it more likely than not (preponderance of the evidence) that the staff member engaged in the unsatisfactory conduct. 

1. The time from a report is made of sexual abuse/exploitation to the time when a preliminary investigation yields enough information to support placing a staff member on ALWOP is usually about a month, and then it usually takes the Administration a few weeks to make the decision to place them on ALWOP.    In this case, they did it in 10 days after Inner City Press exclusively published and provided them the video (and names), in an attempt to tamp it down by whispering to ill-informed and it seems ill-intentioned BBC scribe.

 2. Then the process shown in Section 6 and 7 of ST/AI/2017/1 must be followed, for OIOS to issue a full investigation report to the administration.  This usually takes about 4-5 months after the staff member is placed on ALWOP.  

3. After receiving the report, the Administration must then decide from the report whether to bring formal charges which must be notified to the staff member giving them an opportunity to reply to them as per Section 8.  This usually usually takes 4-5 months, but can take a lot longer.   

 4. After the person has replied to the charges, the Administration must then determine what administrative action to take if any.  This may include disciplinary measures, including dismissal, but may be many other things depending on the level of severity, which is discretionary.   If the person is liked, or politically protected, by Guterres or a member state, they could just send them to gender sensitivity training.  Usually this takes well over a year.   So reporting that the back seat man, Michael Antonio bandit has been disciplined already is false; he is on ALWOP, which is explicitly "not a disciplinary action."

And what about the driver? And Guterres and the crony he covered up for? Guterres' UN is corrupt.

  On July 1 at noon, Guterres' UN Spokesman Stephane Dujarric said he would release the results of the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) investigation in the afternoon. By midnight it had not happened.

 Now Inner City Press exclusively published audio of OIOS' Ben Swanson saying that one of Guterres' Assistant Secretaries General thrust his hand down the pants of a female staffer - and Guterres, "a politician," said to cover it up. Audio here, here on Patreon.

  Guterres' OIOS investigations are a politicized scam. A fish rots from the head - Guterres covers up for his Assistant Secretary Generals grabbing crotches, and for whoring by UNTSO staff. Guterres should resign.

  On July 1 AFP reported of the UNTSO video that "It was originally published on June 23 on the Twitter account of Inner City Press, a blog in open conflict with the UN, which has been denied access "for 721 days" , said its author Matthew Lee.  The account claimed a few days later that this scene was filmed in Tel Aviv (Israel)." [Would they say that the Rappler is "in open conflict" with Duterte?]

  The UN after Inner City Press' video went viral claimed they were quickly investigating; a French journalist even (falsely) reported that sanctions had already been announced.

  But now, days after Inner City Press identified to the UN the nationality and then the names of the men in the vehicle, nothing. It is another cover up by Guterres, this time funded not only by taxpayers but also IKEA and Pierre Omidyar.

 Michael Antoine has both Trinidadian and US citizenship - and quite a history. Inner City Press previously asked the UN about him (for example here). and his sponsor / Godfather Fadil Abdullah, since promoted out to UNICEF in Sudan. Inner City Press asked the UN about him, again, in 2019, here - no answer. UN cover ups.

  Whistleblowers exclusively tell Inner City Press this is being covered up: Antoine is "protected."  He is known in all the bars of Jerusalem.  The military observers know him as the jackass. That is his nickname.  Military observers were told not to place complaints about his antics, that nothing would be done.  They would see his UN vehicle out late in the bars in Jerusalem. He would drive with Ray to Haifa Russian bars.  Ray Milan and Antoine would also use prostitutes regularly.   Senior management refuse to address the misdeeds of civilian staff.  Antoine is part of culture of civilian UN staff who are undisciplined and there is no accountability.   Antoine had many Palestinian girlfriends and this would also cause problems for UN. Guterres is to blame for this.

  Inner City Press has been encouraged by UN staff to publish this now to try to ensure that Guterres doesn't once again cover up for a "whoremonger." They say Guterres should resign.

 Inner City Press will continue to demand re-accreditation. It has been two years, with no appeal, no roadmap, pure corrupt censorship.

  Despite the story now being reported from Austria to Israel to Switzerland, those let in from Al Jazeera and other publications asked nothing. We'll have more on this. Watch this site.

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June 29, 2020

More Inner City Press Scoop on UN Prostitution Video As Asked June 25 Trinidad and Puerto Rico

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive, Patreon
Germany - Honduras - UN Q - Tel Aviv Austria

UN GATE, June 28 – The United Nations claims to have a zero tolerance for sexual exploitation by its staff and peacekeepers, but routinely covers up their abuses including the rape of children, withholding basic information which was provided to the Press under Ban Ki-moon but not now under Antonio Guterres. 

   Inner City Press, which Guterres has banned from the UN for 724 days as it asks about these and his abuses, on June 23 received from outraged UN whistleblowers video of sexual exploitation, they said, in a white UN-marked vehicle, here.  Now Instagram, Facebook.

  And this, more closely reported than BBC: "The video, released by Inner City Press on Tuesday, shows a woman in a red dress straddling a man in the back seat of a vehicle with U.N. marking as it drives away.    Inner City Press, an outlet that has reported and shined a light on corruption at the world body for years and was banned from reporting on U.N. grounds in New York in 2018, reports that the vehicle was part of a U.N. Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) mission in Tel Aviv, Israel."

  Inner City Press had been informed in detail by UNTSO and Tel Aviv sources of the history of prostitution - which the UN calls sexual exploitation and claims it has zero tolerance for - at work here. HaYarkon Street is well known for prostitution, and now hotels are closed by COVID-19. There is also a history of those in the UN vehicle.

 On June 25 Inner City Press asked more than a dozen UN officials in New York in writing, "June 25-1: As I asked each of you in writing yesterday, "This is a formal request for UNSG Guterres' comment and action on the video Inner City Press has uploaded of UN sexual exploitation in a UN marked vehicle here (as of noon June 26 with more than 10,000 views on Twitter, more on other platforms)   NOW - today - before SG Guterres "press" conference - Inner City Press is informed by UN whistleblower is is UNTSO Plate 205 in Jerusalem, the man in the back from Trinidad, front from Puerto Rico. WHAT HAS GUTERRES DONE?"

  They never answered. On June 28 Inner City Press asked Guterres, Melissa Fleming and UNTSO: "confirm or deny that Michael Antoine, whose past promotions and transfers out of UNTSO including to the UN-OPCW mission in Syria Inner City Press has previously asked the UN spokesmen about without answer, is with UNTSO (and his role in this).   Same question regarding Ray Milan." No answer.

  We now report - Milan is, as Inner City Press asked and reported, from Puerto Rico. And in the back, Michael Antoine has both Trinidadian and US citizenship - and quite a history. Inner City Press previously asked the UN about him (for example here). and his sponsor / Godfather Fadil Abdullah, since promoted out to UNICEF in Sudan. Inner City Press asked the UN about him, again, in 2019, here - no answer. UN cover ups.

  Whistleblowers exclusively tell Inner City Press this is being covered up: Antoine is "protected."  He is known in all the bars of Jerusalem.  The military observers know him as the jackass. That is his nickname.  Military observers were told not to place complaints about his antics, that nothing would be done.  They would see his UN vehicle out late in the bars in Jerusalem. He would drive with Ray to Haifa Russian bars.  Ray Milan and Antoine would also use prostitutes regularly.   Senior management refuse to address the misdeeds of civilian staff.  Antoine is part of culture of civilian UN staff who are undisciplined and there is no accountability.   Antoine had many Palestinian girlfriends and this would also cause problems for UN. Guterres is to blame for this.

  Inner City Press has been encouraged by UN staff to publish this now to try to ensure that Guterres doesn't once again cover up for a "whoremonger." They say Guterres should resign.

  Inner City Press has written to UNTSO and Guterres and Melissa Fleming about Antoine and... no response.

 Inner City Press formally requested the code to ask questions at the June 26 UN noon briefing, including to a UN Peacekeeping official who spoke there, misleading, about COVID-19 - and Inner City Press will continue to demand re-accreditation.

  On June 26, despite the story now being reported from Austria to Israel to Switzerland, those let in from Al Jazeera and other publications asked nothing. We'll have more on this. Watch this site.

June 22, 2020

For UNSC Kenya Beats Djibouti 129 to 62 Gaining 16 Votes Overnight UNtransparent

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

UN GATE, June 18 – In contested elections without observers for UN Security Council seats on June 17 Norway and Ireland beat out Canada (again), while Kenya and Djibouti face a second round of bribes. Video of results here; long video of Inner City Press coverage from UN Gate here.

  The numbers -- UNverified -- for the two races were as follows, with 128 votes required to get or buy a UNSC seat: Norway 130, Ireland 128; Canada 108, losing again. 

  Kenya 113, Djibouti 78. Kenya had to buy 15 votes by June 18. Video of June 18, 9 am here.

  And they did - the result on June 18 was Kenya 129, Djibouti 62, a swing of 16. What was behind it? Watch this site.

Will they sell more to China, like UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has, while banning Inner City Press 715 days and counting and directing that no UN spokesperson answers its questions? Guterres is corrupt.

In the protests that followed the murder of George Floyd, as in the COVID-19 lockdowns, carve outs to curfews were made for the media so that the operations of government could be observed and reported.  

But at the United Nations, not only has secretive Secretary General Antonio Guterres ordered roughed up and banned, now 715 days, Inner City Press which dared about about his personal financial connection to UN briber CEFC China Energy, convicted in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  

Now Nigeria's Tijjani Muhammad-Bande the UN General Assembly President, a position previously purchased by CEFC and before that Ng Lap Seng (who also bought the UN Correspondents Association with $50,000) has banned all media from observing the UN Security Council and other elections he is running, or some say selling, today June 17.  

And on June 16 for the UN noon briefing with Stephane Dujarric and Farhan Haq on unexplained vacations, associate Eri Kaneko cut out and issued a transcript of comments on China that were not issued on video.

This is a set-up for a stolen election, some say. Inner City Press intends to live stream from the gate - watch this site, and @InnerCityPress on Twitter.

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande's spokesperson Reem Abaza, who refuses all questions from Inner City Press, intoned on June 12 (video here) that "all Member States have successfully registered the names of the representative, and an alternate, who will cast their ballot for the elections of non-permanent members of the Security Council, Members of the Social and Economic Council and the President of the 75th session of the General Assembly on the 17th of June. 

"Please note that access to the General Assembly building will be restricted to the voters, tellers, and staff who will be supporting the process. This is to ensure everyone’s safety and to mitigate the spread of the disease.  

"The Department of Global Communications and the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management and our office are coordinating closely to ensure that you will get what you need for your coverage."  

Yes, the UN will decide "what you need" and the propaganda will be served up by DSG's Melissa Fleming, who bans the Press and has no content neutral rules for access to the UN.  

June 15, 2020

After UN Staff Call Guterres Racist He Rebuffs Questions In Mercedes Now Letter to Editor

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
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UN GATE, June 13 – The United Nations in the time of Antonio Guterres has devolved not only into corruption and censorship, but also racism. 

  Inner City Press has published Guterres memo to UN staff to not join the George Floyd protests, here, and noted that his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric's "press briefings," as controlled by UN Global Communicator Melissa Fleming, have no African journalists, no questions about South Sudan or DRC or Cameroon, which killed journalist Samuel Wazizi. There was Fleming's precessor stealing member states' money meant for Swahili broadcasting, and recent colonial "LOOTING IN MIDTOWN: MY ACCOUNT."

   On June 8, when Guterres was asked the question of his own staff and ex-staff's view of him as a colonial racist, he rebuffed the questions and did not answer, on way from mansion to Mercedes. Video here.

 Since then, this letter to the editor: "Dear Editor of Inner City Press.  I was reading you recent article regarding the UN Memo to staff not to join the George Floyd protests (link here), and how this was later corrected after internal criticism, but then I wondered, what benefit can come from writing about the United Nations and Racism, if the UN verbally denounces Racism to mobilise resources, but behind these words and lip service, the UN is manifested with Racism? 

Since you published your investigative article in 2019 about the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) (link here) and how the entire Management structure of this organisation, mostly hired -by their unqualified Executive Secretary-Judith Karl-  are white and from North Countries,  even-though the main purpose of this UN organisation is  to serve the Least Developed Countries.  You mentioned in your article how staff of color and staff from the south were targeted, discriminated against and  let go from service at UNCDF to allow the Executive Secretary to hire new white staff from the North.  You articulated how racism was practiced at UNCDF and you provided evidence, you described the financial and managerial corruption being conducted at UNCDF with evidence, yet, not one official UN investigation was conducted or news of.  The United Nations is a Lip Service. Before the UN denounces Racism in the USA, they should denounce and hold Racists accountable at their own management. Considering previous trends, the UN, the UNDP as Managing Director of UNCDF and his Office of Audit and Investigation will not take any action with  hopes that the story is not picked up by the news until this trend related to Racism fades away.  In conclusion Mr. Editor, what benefit can come from writing about the UN and Racism. You are talking to a Lip Service Agency. Don't expect Actions.  p.s. Stay well. I do appreciate your reporting, and we will continue to support you."

 While the UN and Guterres use Africa to raise most of their money (while providing no accountability to those raped in Central African Republic, and given COVID-19 in South Sudan by UN busses with no social distancing), there has not been a single African journalist on any of the virtual noon briefing held by Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric.

  Nearly all of those questioning Dujarric in his $10 million apartment on East 86th Street in Manhattan are themselves in expensive apartments.

June 8, 2020

In Cameroon Journalist Njoka Kingsley Grabbed By Biya As UN Guterres Refuses Press Qs

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon FB YouTube
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SDNY COURTHOUSE, June 7 – As more and more civilians have been killed by the Cameroon government of Paul Biya, absentee president for 37 years, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been silent.

Inner City Press was informed by sources in Guterres' own 38th floor office that Guterres had made a deal with Biya's UN Ambassador Tommo Monthe as chair of the UN Budget Committee for administrative favors in exchange for silence on the slaughter or "subduing" of the Anglophone minority.

When Inner City Press asked about it, Guterres used UN Security to rough up Inner City Press right after it interviewed Monthe, and to ban it from entering the UN, 700 days and counting.

 On June 2, news that Buea-based journalist Samuel Wazizi a/k/a Samuel Ajiekah Abuwe was killed. According to Equinoxe Television, he died within a few days in detention from wounds and injuries sustained after his arrest - that is, he was killed by Biya's forces. And Guterres' UN has refused each and every question about Cameroon from the Press - Guterres is complicit and corrupt.

 On June 3, 4 and 5 Inner City Press asked Guterres and his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming in writing about the killing of Wazizi - no answer at all. On June 4 Inner City Press put the question to Guterres himself as he went from mansion to Mercedes, here - nothing.

  Now the question arises: where is disappeared journalist  Njoka Kingsley Fomonyuy, "taken into custody by plainclothes security officers on May 16, 2020 remains a mystery.  Sources familiar with the incident say he was taken from his house in Douala by armed men who only identified themselves as ‘Surete National’.   As noted by Mimi Mefo, he's from Kumbo, Bui Division in the North West Region. He studied Journalism and Mass Communication in the University of Zaria in Nigeria, from where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1990.     In Cameroon, the freelance journalist worked with Magic FM and as a senior writer for Popular Catholic biweekly Magazine “L’Effort Camerounais” in Douala. Before whisking Njoka Kingsley away, the armed men ransacked his house apparently searching for possible evidence that could implicate him.  Without finding what they were after, the armed men asked Njoka’s wife to hand his office keys and his identification documents to them. They took an HP laptop from Njoka’s house and then headed to his office which they equally searched thoroughly making away with two laptops marked Lenovo and DELL as well as the sum of over FCFA 50,000.     The unidentified men gave no reason for taking Njoka Kingsley into custody. They also did not say where he was being taken to. It has now been 21 days since he was “kidnapped” without any crime committed and without even being charged.  With the recent declaration of Samuel Wazizi’s death in the hands of the forces of law in Yaoundé, one is tempted to think that anything can happen to Njoka Kingsley Fomonyuy if nothing is done." And the UN of Guterres is complicit - and colonial, here.

June 1, 2020

While UN of Guterres Covers Up Coronavirus Role New Song Points the Finger

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon SoundCloud
BBC - Guardian UK - Honduras - The Source

SDNY COURTHOUSE, May 25 – It has become controversial to say where COVID-19 came from. But what Inner City Press has considered and asked about and confirmed is the shameful cover-up role of the UN system.

   It's been not only the World Health Organization but in particular the apex or rotting fish head of the UN system, Secretary General Antonio Guterres. He concealed his links to convicted UN briber CEFC China Energy, and ordered roughed up and banned Inner City Press which dared to publicly asking about it.

   On May 25 - U.S. Memorial Day - a new song, on SoundCloud here, lyrics here:   It Started in Wuhan: Who's WHO, by Matthew Russell Lee, (c) 2020
 
It started in Wuhan
but then it moved on
came to New York City
and the rich people fled
now a hundred thousand dead
The UN is lying
why the people are dying
Who's WHO? Who's WHO 

It's budget expansion
in a Sutton Place mansion
while they spread the virus
down South Sudan way
but they never pay just like in Haiti but even more shady
Who's WHO? Who's WHO 

You'd think they listen in the court system
but the UN insists it has immunity
that's impunity
They ban Press questions for its suggestions
Who's WHO? Who's WHO

May 26, 2020

With UN As Mediocre on Zoom As In Person Time To Move It Out of NYC and USA

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

UN GATE / SDNY COURT, May 20 – The United Nations under Antonio Guterres has been accomplishing even less that before.

But the UN's move out of the glass skyscraper on Manhattan's East Side for weeks now, with diplomats pontificating by Zoom from their expensive and tax-free residence shows that the UN could and should move out of New York.   

With the UN scarcely less effective by Zoom than in person, not only the traffic and scoflaw parking problems can be avoided.

    A move-out could rid the city and country of predatory diplomats and senior UN officials in bars, and now diplomat(s) with Coronavirus and others flying in - Inner City Press has asked Guterres and his spokespeople for the UN's protocol, without answer. Spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and Melissa Fleming have banned Inner City Press not only from the UN building, but also its Zoom rooms. But if they'll just leave New York, that's be that.

   The time is ripe for the move-out. While Guterres is said to be considering raising himself from his briber slumber to try to ingratiate himself to politicians he thinks or hopes will win, the strategy should not be allowed to work.

   Zoom is the perfect home for the UN, including give WHO owns the platform. It's time for the UN to Zoom or be Zoomed out of NYC and the USA. Watch this site.

May 18, 2020

UN Guterres Wants Video Only GA Week And Drivers Licenses From New Jersey

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive, Patreon
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UN GATE / SDNY COURT, May 13 –  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on May 13 in an internal meeting with UN staff predicted that the COVID-19 pandemic will get worse because some countries don't want to give international organizations like his and the World Health Organization more power (or "teeth," as he called it).

Exclusive video on YouTube and Facebook.

    With a strange laugh, Guterres said If we can hunt with a dog, we'll hunt with a cat.

    No UN staff member ask, with regard to WHO, about the exclusion of Taiwan. Nor, unless censored in the way that Guterres has censored Inner City Press for its investigative reporting, did they ask about Guterres' personal financial links to convicted UN briber CEFC China Energy.

    Guterres seemed most committed to going forward with the UN's 75th birthday party this September, whatever the conditions in New York. 

   He proposed that each of the UN's 193 member states should sent only one staffer in to the General Assembly Hall, to watch pre-recorded statements by heads of state like Saudi Arabia's MBS and Cameroon's Paul Biya. (Xi Jinping, it is assumed, would feature prominently).

   UN staff, or at least its union officials, were concerned about getting drivers licenses in New Jersey. Guterres, mis-pronouning the state's name, bragged that he has intervened in the matter. Is Governor Murphy putting out for the UN, and those under US sanctions?

   Guterres, we note, has no respect for the laws of the US including the First Amendment or of its states. He allowed his personal guards to keep their gym open in UN Headquarters, international territory, long after Mayor De Blasio closed all the City gyms. Guterres said he saw some positive in the lock-down.

Inner City Press, now daily covering the Federal courts and jails while banned from the UN and even its Zoom rooms for 680 days and counting, will have more on this.

May 11, 2020

WHO Denies Delaying COVID Info For Xi But UN Lied 6 Years On Taking Cholera To Haiti

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

UN GATE / SDNY COURT, Jan 4 – The World Health Organization has issued a denial, which Inner City Press published minutes after issuance, that China's Xi Jinping "personally asked WHO to hold back information about human to human transmission and delayed the global response for four to six weeks" at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, sourced to German intelligence by Der Spiegel.

   Inner City Press published WHO's denial first, noting that other questions about the current UNMISS Mission in South Sudan spreading COVID-19 with its admittedly lax practices (on which it and UNSG Antonio Guterres have refused Press questions) and WHO giving Cameroon's Paul Biya 14 luxury vehicles remain unanswered.

   But there a more fundamental problem or context to UN system denials, particularly on questions of deadly diseases.

    The UN lied for SIX YEAR about having brought cholera to Haiti. In the UN briefing room in New York, Inner City Press in person asked Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric more than a dozen times about it, and Dujarric each time denied it, on UN video that he and Melissa Fleming now refuse to give to the Press. 

  Tellingly, even when denial became untenable, no one in the UN was ever disciplined for all the lies. Dujarric is still Guterres spokesman, now lying about COVID-19 and the UN system's role this time on Zoom since the UN has closed its headquarters other than allow Guterres' guard to continue to collectively use their gym there.

  And while for weeks now Inner City Press has sought answers from WHO, by email and raising its Zoom hand, nothing (except Tedros' lawyer about Taiwan.)

   So this UN system has no credibility, and continue to censor to try to hide its tracks. We'll have more on this.

UN Scam Debate Of Lone PGA Candidate Volkan Bozkir With Conchita Wurst Echo

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