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Ban Ki-moon Served Canned Quotes & Stolen Space to Korean Media, Must Be Reversed

By InnerCity Press - Thu Jan 12, 6:52 pm

By Matthew Russell Lee, Twenty First in a Series UNITED NATIONS, January 2 — At the end of Ban Ki-moon’s decade as UN Secretary General, covering up genocides in Sri Lanka, Burundi and Yemen and evicting the Press which asked about (t)his corruption, Inner City Press is reviewing Ban’s tenure, year by year. See also this Twitter Moment. And now Ban aver evicting the Press in New York threatens to sue, for ambition. While Ban threatens further necessary measures according to one Korean media — Ban refused to release the threat letter; Inner City Press appeared on JTBC television news in Korea, here – others are given statistics about how much Ban traveledduring his UN decade.

  This special service to some Korean media, while evicting the investigative Press, was a hallmark of the Ban era, which began with Ban trying to get / give UN media office space to Korean media. From Inner City Press’ November 9, 2010 piece:”UNITED NATIONS, November 9 — The UN’s relations with the Press range from bugs to snubs to turf wars. 
 After holding a press availability only for the Korean media he left for the G-20 meeting in his native South Korea. On November 9 his acting Deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq announced that Ban would be holding a press conference — in Seoul.As in Seoul Ban Ki-moon prepared for the press conference he didn’t hold in New York, on the same second floor of the Dag Hammarskjold Libary a turf war was breaking out. In what was previously in the Secretariat called the J or Japanese Room, the “K” or Korean wing is said to often sit empty….

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