By Matthew Russell Lee | Inner City Press
UNITED NATIONS, August 21 — The UN has received detailed complaints about its experts, Matt Bryden on Eritrea and Steve Hege on the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
Bryden, a UN document this month confirms, is no longer on the committee. Nor is the UN's "expert" in Ertirea finances, Ghassan Schbley of the United States. Click here for the document & h/t.
Bryden's departure was telegraphed in remarks to, and a report by, Inner City Press on July 24, when Security Council members from three countries gave Inner City Press exclusive and negative reviews of Bryden's performance.
"He's leaving," one of them said dismissively and definitely of Bryden. There was snarky speculation Bryden may have been angling for a book deal, or a post with a group like HRW