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Moral Weakness Costs UN Monitor His Job

Dinesh Mahtani fired
Experts with anti-Eritrea bias as members within the monitoring group, it is understood why past UN ESMG reports on Eritrea have lacked transparency, consistency, equality, due process and proportionality

By TesfaNews,

Investigative journalist Mattew Russell Lee of the Inner City Press (IPC) today exposed Dinesh Mahtani, a member of the UN Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group from the UK, after he found proof that Mahtani requested favors from member states on behalf of a former Eritrean official using UN SEMG letterheads.

Though completely out of his role as a financial expert of the SMEG, the letter from Dinesh Mahtani, however, asked the Australian government for a favour to facilitate the former Eritrean Minister of Information with a full refugee status so that he could travel as necessary and coordinate ‘his activities‘.

The letter continues by saying that “Ali Abdu has great potential to play a stabilizing role in Eritrea with the country possibly headed to an uncertain period in its history.” Continue reading Moral Weakness Costs UN Monitor His Job