At UNGA Guterres Bloviates While Banning Press Asking Why He Concealed China Bribery Firm CEFC Link
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UN GATE, Sept 19 – As the UN General Assembly without France or the UK claimed to get underway on Saturday, September 16, 2023 in a temporary building wastefully built on its North Lawn, across First Avenue there was a Burmese rally.
Inner City Press, banned from the UN by pro-China UNSG Antonio Guterres, covered it. Video here.
On Tuesday, September 19, Guterres after blowing his nose and glowering pontificated for half an hour, largely about the environment (just back from wasteful jet travel), saying for example "Determination is in the DNA of our United Nations – summoning us with the first words of the Charter: “We the peoples of the United Nations…determined”: Determined" - determined to ban and try to silence the critical press, video here.
The Burma rally urged the UN to credential NUG's Kyaw Moe Tun. But of course they won't: China is on the UN Credentials Committee.
And Guterres' UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric refused dozens of written questions from Inner City Press about the junta's plot to kill Kyaw Moe Tun, as prosecuted in the SDNY court Inner City Press covers daily since being thrown out of the UN by Guterres, and kept out by his Melissa Fleming.
Fleming, as reported, refused to response to a June 19 application by Inner City Press to enter and cover this UNGA, and then a pro bono law firm letter.
She will, however, apparently still give a speech this week it costs $800 or $2000 to attend.
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