WHO Director General Complains About Online “Conspiracy Theories” About WHO Pandemic Treaty

If you’re tired of censorship and dystopian threats against civil liberties, subscribe to Reclaim The Net. Given the fervor of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ crusade against “disinformation,” if one didn’t know any better, one could hardly guess that he is at the helm of UN’s health agency, the World Health Organization (WHO), rather than some “ministry of truth.” Then again, given his own, and WHO’s role in the disastrously mishandled pandemic – when those who were to blame at national and international level discovered “misinformation” as a way to discredit any criticism – this is not so surprising. Now Tedros writes, “We find ourselves in a time where fake news, lies, conspiracy theories, misinformation and disinformation are rampant.” The reason this time is the UN’s push to get countries around the world to agree to “the pandemic accord.” The document is designed to put in place the tools to handle “the next pandemic,” but is far from limited to health issues. Opponents have been warning that the accord also aims to introduce surveillance tools, effectively facilitate censorship, and undermine a country’s sovereignty in the decision-making processes during a health crisis by transferring a number of powers to the UN. This last serious concern seems to rub Tedros particularly the wrong way. There are many more aspects to losing national sovereignty than overt ones such as direct imposition of vaccination or lockdowns, but in his post Tedros chose to focus on that, to then blast critics as making claims that are “completely…WHO Director General Complains About Online “Conspiracy Theories” About WHO Pandemic Treaty