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Unbelievable! UN Secretary General speaks against Snowden

He is in Iceland. This is really despicable. I think Snowden needs to contact the Vatican; maybe the Pope has some morals, but maybe not.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/03/edward-snowden-d...

The former NSA contractor Edward Snowden misused his right to digital access and has created problems that outweigh the benefits of public disclosure, the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has said.

Speaking to a gathering of the foreign affairs committee of the Icelandic parliament in Reykjavik on Tuesday, Ban said that in his personal opinion "the Snowden case is something I consider to be misuse." The UN chief added that the opening up of digital communications should not be "misused in such a way as Snowden did"...

Ban's remarks, recorded in notes taken by two people present at the meeting and confirmed by a third, provoked expressions of surprise from committee members....

Birgitta Jónsdóttir, a member of the committee who was present at the meeting, asked Ban to clarify his comments on whistleblowers. He replied: "Access can be for the greater good, but sometimes it creates bigger problems through misuse by individuals."

Jónsdóttir, who participated with WikiLeaks in 2010 at the time it published US state secrets leaked by the intelligence analyst Bradley Manning, said she was alarmed by Ban's intervention in the Snowden controversy. "I see it as wrong for the secretary general of the United Nations to condemn Snowden personally in front of our foreign affairs committee. He seemed entirely unconcerned about the invasion of privacy by governments around the world, and only concerned about how whistleblowers are misusing the system."

The UN claims in its own internal procedures to respect and protect the rights of whistleblowers. In a statement posted on the website of the UN's ethics office, Ban writes: "Our Organization will not tolerate retaliation against anyone who reports misconduct or participates in an audit or internal investigation."....

But the UN's ethics office was last year criticized by the international organization's own internal dispute tribunal as having a "fundamentally flawed" mechanism for dealing with whistleblowers. The ruling was issued in a case brought by a former UN employee against the secretary-general.

The tribunal found that the UN had failed to protect the basic rights of the employee who was sacked and detained by UN police after he sounded the alarm over corruption in the UN mission in Kosovo. Freedom of information groups have accused the UN of tolerating a culture of impunity in its treatment of whistleblowers.




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The UN IS the One World Government.

They use their "selected to be elected" puppet presidents,prime ministers and heads of states to implement their policies, which are detrimental to the populations of UN countries.
Not one UN country has offered asylum to Snowden.
UN Agenda 21 sneaks through the back door, it's policies implemented at local political levels. This is called ICLEI. Your local council will make laws on building regulations, what you can grow, what animals you can have, what light bulbs you can use, and take away ownership of water.
You WILL be vaccinated.
They dream up things like Earth Hour (turn on ALL your lights and let them burn), and anything to do with World or Global. The UN has poisoned us with feminism, political correctness, and soon, androgyny.
The UN wants to homogenise the entire population, so that we are all the same.
In the meantime, it will steal YOUR wealth, YOUR land (world heritage sites) Your freedoms.
Want to fight this? http://www.freedomadvocates.org/
Good luck, I wish you well.

Blame North Korea

If North Korea was engaged in their own PRIZM project...well, with the help of MSM...we'd be getting ready to kick some ass to put a stop to this evil task performed by the evil empire.
Nevertheless, with the U.N.'s blessing...before its all over I'm sure they will be blamed.

And WHY would THIS suprise you?

The U.N is as dirty an organization as any in the world.

Their GOAL is to extract as much wealth from productive nations (namely the USA) and re-distribute it to - THEMSELVES!

Why we give billions and billions each year to the U.N. is beyond me.

I understand why the bastard politicians in congress do it but why do we the people stand for it?

The last person the U.N. would protect is a guy like Snowden who is TRYING to WAKE UP THE SHEEPLES.

They don't WANT us awake and aware of the theft - so naturally the U.N. speaks out against Snowden.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

South Korea is a lap dog of the United States government.

Before becoming the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon was a career diplomat in South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. South Korea is a lap dog of the United States government. Obvious lack of independent thought by the Secretary General going on here.

The U.N. was created for one purpose:

To destroy human rights, to destroy Liberty, to destroy sovereignty, and to wage unrelenting war on those who resist its tyranny.

So why would anybody who understands this think the U.N. leader would say anything remotely friendly to Snowden?

The same criminal families that run our rogue criminal gov't run the U.N.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

Everyone is looking to grab a piece, but

No one is talking about taking a sledgehammer to the prisms or pulling the plug on the data centers and selling the equipment to pay down the national debt.

Free includes debt-free!

Wow, I'm actually surprised by this

I would think that he would want to play both sides of this.
Long term, this is good news for waking people up that the UN is bad news for freedom, but tough for Mr. Snowden.

This July 4th appears to be getting all snowed-in.

Check out http://iroots.org/
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Well what did you expect?

???

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

David vs Goliath

Edward Snowden vs the World.
This is a classic battle and has been going on since the beginning.
My thoughts and prayers are with you Mr. Snowden, and will be moreso this July 4th as I reflect on what "freedom" means.

Ban Ki-moon

is the Emperor of the United Nations, not the Divided Nations, We can't have division can we? Snowden needs a time out :)

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Probably a good thing. The

Probably a good thing. The people who are waking up to the U.S. surveilance apparatus might get a strong signal that the U.N. is just another arm of that tyranic octobloodsucker.

What made you believe the UN supports human rights?

When Unicef was founded, the cousin of Aldous Huxley, Julian, the first Director, clearly stated in a paper that the purpose was to reduce the population of peoples who dont have resources through vaccines and other "health programs".

The UN literally watched as 600,000 Rwandans were literally macheted to death.

Is there any question remaining?

Even the Declaration of "Human Rights" has an exception for "overriding interests of the state". WTF does that mean? I'll tell you. You don't have a right if it can be taken away by the state.

So, it's just propaganda. One must disabuse oneself of one's false assumptions.

The very first thing the UN did after being formed

Legitimize the start of the Korean War.

Snowden threatened the plans for world domination and control

Lincoln Unionized the United States, these guys plan to unionize the globe and loot the rich. Spying on everyone will help them target wealthy, cheaply.

I am not surprised that the United Nations promotes international socialism. Their plan is to make theft and violence justified while reducing excess population.

Saving someone from slavery or religious tyrannies is a common false flag.

Free includes debt-free!

Ha!

Dear Sell-Out (Ban Ki Moon):

You want to lecture us how to use the technology that you don't even understand? I wonder if you could even design a halfway decent web page? Didn't think so!

WE build the Internet and it is OURS. All your government and corporation computers are belong to us. Hide in your management rooms, wondering what people of real skill and conscience will out about you next, pig. Oh, and warn all your corrupt friends.

If the NSA knows everything and we can steal everything then all the pigs are screwed and they know it. Their own monstrous machine just backfired on them!

I don't think you can sell

I don't think you can sell out when you are already owned....

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"The UN chief added that the

"The UN chief added that the opening up of digital communications should not be "misused in such a way as Snowden did"..."

No one should even have the CAPABILITY you num nuts

And i dont CARE for the argument
"but, that nation over there *points vaguely to a world map*, their doing it to us"

That does not mean you turn around and do the same thing, AND, try to become the BEST at it, dumb asses

Defence, protection, not offence, and pre emptive action..............dumb asses

Any representatives who dont like too be called "dumb asses", well tough noggies chaps, it is the only way it seems to get your attention, these days, ignoring the wishes of a select few will do that, as you have done in the past, which you are currently doing, and what else must we think......will continue to do

PROVE-US-WRONG

Thankyou to all those keeping

Thankyou to all those keeping us informed on who is, and is'nt in favour of Snowden's actions, that alone, tells me ALL i need to know.

This is the basic, the very foundation, as representatives, SHOULD have, anything else you believe you may positively bring means NOTHING, if you dont have this

Show Snowden some love, and see it returned 10 times fold

The UN aka League of Nations aka

the BANKS.

Pfft. I'm just surprised it took the UN this long to come out with a statement.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

UN = NWO

In case we are not all clear on that... this isnt surprising at all

So a puppet in a puppet position for a puppet organization

So a puppet in a puppet position for a puppet organization says puppet things. The end.

NOT unbelievable at all !

Why would you expect anything different from the UN Secretary General?

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

depends...

It all depends on what new commitments or contributions President Obama promised the UN.

Because...

it pretty much says to any nation thinking about giving him asylum that they will have no support from the world community. This is really sad.