October 17, 2016

The UN banned our reporters from the Marrakech climate conference — but we’re fighting back

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

The Rebel didn’t have the organizational strength to cover the UN’s Paris climate conference last year, but now we’re bigger, and we’ve done some foreign reporting, so we thought: Let’s do it this year, and go to the UN climate conference in Marrakech.

We would crowdfund plane tickets and hotel rooms and send Sheila Gunn Reid, our Alberta bureau chief, plus a producer and cameraman.

Along with three thousand other journalists, we applied for media accreditation.

And we have been rejected.

The UN’s weaselly excuse? We are “advocacy journalists.”

We can’t go because we have an opinion? Then how can the UN approve journalists who are paid propagandists for authoritarian regimes, like China’s Xinhua and CCTV, Qatar’s Al Jazeera and Russia’s RT

Canada’s largest newspaper, the Toronto Star, has an advocacy mission hard-wired into their news room, called the Atkinson Principles. And the Star is accredited for Marrakech.

The UN ignored a letter from our lawyer. I reached out to three left-leaning Canadian journalist groups and they all wrote letters of support. They were ignored, too.

Would Trudeau and Catherine McKenna, the environment minister, demand that the UN end its censorship. It’s pure speculation, but it wouldn’t surprise me if it was someone from the office of Trudeau, McKenna or Rachel Notley who requested the UN ban us.

I’m curious how the UN singled us out:

A new, small online news outlet, amongst all the thousands of accreditation requests from around the world...

Please sign our petition at LetUsReport.com, to pressure the UN into reconsidering.

(You can see the UN’s one-line reply to us, our lawyer’s letters and the NGO letters there, too.)

We’re going to send our journalists to Marrakech no matter what. Even if we have to stand outside and shout questions at the elites as they arrive in their fossil-fuel-burning limousines.

PS: Flying to Marrakech, Morocco is an expensive project for us: The flights alone were more than a thousand dollars each. If you want to chip in to help us crowd fund that, you can do so right there on LetUsReport.com too.

NEXT: Friend of show Marc Morano of ClimateDepot.com knows all about the UN's climate censorship, and how these conferences operate.

Watch as he gives us the inside story.

THEN: The Rebel’s Candice Malcolm ("Losing True North") and I talk about whether or not Liberal MP and cabinet minister Maryam Monsef really did commit immigration fraud.

Candice also talks about her new Canadian think tank, the True North Initiative. It is "an independent, non-profit research and educational organization dedicated to advancing sound immigration and security policies."

FINALLY: Your messages to me!

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commented 2016-10-19 15:36:49 -0400
Philip Tessier,

Thanks for confirming that you are a complete fucking moron.

CBC Trolls. How does one get such a job? LOL.
commented 2016-10-19 12:03:29 -0400
@jimmy Reece:
Jimmy, you are a paid troll. You know it, I know it ,everyone knows it. No one would want to come off looking like a complete idiot, like you consistently do, unless you are paid to to it. You are a paid troll pure and simple.
commented 2016-10-19 10:13:53 -0400
i agree with Don, Conservative Party has to do something. but seems like the P.C are just as left wing as the libs in Ontario or they are just weak kiss asses. neither impresses me and turns me off Conservative. Think i will vote Libertarian if there is ever another election.
commented 2016-10-18 20:48:01 -0400

This coming from a fucktard that thinks the CBC actually employs trolls to go around posting on conservative websites. Yes, you really make conservatives look good with the idiocy that your brain generates.

There is nothing you can say to negate how stupid you are – when you actually think that the CBC has an army of trolls.
commented 2016-10-18 16:59:44 -0400
Jimmy, let’s be honest, you are too fucking stupid to even be a Liberal. No self respecting liberal would want an asshole like you speaking on their behalf.
commented 2016-10-18 16:54:32 -0400
Philip Tessier,

If you were intelligent at all, you wouldn’t make a claim that the CBC actually pays people to troll The Rebel.

Clearly you are a fucking retard, who believes in such conspiracy theories. You know, because it’s not reasonable at all that liberals may come here too.
commented 2016-10-18 16:42:02 -0400
@jimmy Reece:
“So now Ezra Levant wants Trudeau’s help.
I hope Trudeau tells him to fuck off, because that is what he would deserve when you consider Levant’s witch hunt on Trudeau. "

For a paid CBC troll one would think you would at least come off as semi-intelligent. But, no, I guess that is too much to expect.
commented 2016-10-18 16:38:47 -0400
@d.H. Chaisson:
“During one of Ezra’s libel defences in court he fetal-positionally claimed that he was an “entertainer who shouldn’t be taken at face value.”
…sorry Ezra, but you can only shit out of one hole at a time. "

I did not know what an extremely slimy piece of dog shit was until you displayed for everyone that it is you.
commented 2016-10-18 16:30:32 -0400
The Conservative Party needs to stand up and be counted on this issue. I will be talking to my M.P. about it and I hope all Rebels do the same. If the Conservatives will at least mention it in the House of Commons the information will be out there. It is a waste of time to ask Prime Minister Selfie and the blond bimbo to go to bat for you. It won’t happen. But maybe the Liberals can be publically shown to be the suppressors of free speech that they are, if the Conservatives will carry the ball on this.
commented 2016-10-18 14:06:31 -0400
So now Ezra Levant wants Trudeau’s help.


I hope Trudeau tells him to fuck off, because that is what he would deserve when you consider Levant’s witch hunt on Trudeau.


This is great too:

“We had never heard of Rebel Media before but we looked at their website and, to be honest, they seemed to be in the bracket of being something of a one person band espousing an individual’s view of the world rather than being a serious media operation,’’ Nuttall said in an email.

“Some of the headlines seemed to verge on extremism as well.’’
commented 2016-10-18 12:22:53 -0400
- Since there hasn’t been and increase in hurricanes & destructive weather (actually a decrease instead) as predicted, they’ve decided to redefine what a hurricane is – https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/18/climate-alarmists-try-to-redefine-what-a-hurricane-is-so-well-have-more-of-them/ – This is the same sort of thing they’ve been doing with temperature data – if it doesn’t fit the narrative just “correct” it until it does. They don’t want any dissenting voices, just cheerleaders.

- Everything about the Syrian “refugees” has been a lie. They lied about them being refugees, they lied about where they were coming from (refugee camps), they lied about the vetting, they lied about the cost, they even seem to have lied to the “refugees” themselves about what to expect when they got to Canada.
commented 2016-10-18 11:43:43 -0400

It’s fake stories like this that got him put on the do not let in list.
commented 2016-10-18 11:37:22 -0400
Imagine if in court Ezra said. I not a real journalist. I’m an entertainer. Do you think the UN would want him there after he has said this to a judge under oath after swearing on the bible? This is why he not on the list. Fake news or entertainment blogs just don’t cut it.
commented 2016-10-18 09:46:11 -0400
Ezra don’t be surprised if it was Trudeau and Butts who made the request to have you banned. Can you make a freedom of info request on this? Don’t be surprised if that is the case. I’m sure they hated you reporting on over their 350+ piggies at the trough in Paris!
commented 2016-10-18 06:22:35 -0400
It may be a good thing. Its a good chance that an incident may happen with multiple dead. Its easier to get terrorists into a Muslim nation, or they already live there,

We already know the story: overpaid UN officials running around acting like busy busy Mandarins who act like nobility and expect deference. Then the snooty world leaders grandstanding. Al Gore still grinding out his BS and predictions that are already 18 years unfulfilled but hailed as a spiritual leader no matter how many of his theories have been debunked. Baby Doc Trudeau and various provincial kings showing up, large contingent, acting important. Baby Doc will give away lots of our money after spending lots of our money to feel important and push for a seat at the UN Security Council.

The Chicken Littles of the world will go “oooh, aaah!”, billions will be promised, a worthless consensus will be announced, and everyone will fly off in private half empty jets with a warm and fuzzy feeling in their underwear.

BTW, the US promised $4.7 billion at the Paris Accords. It only put up $4 billion. Baby Doc has already given $2.7 billion this year. First, we have 1/10th the economy of the US, 1/10th the population, and we are borrowing to give away money. Is Baby Doc Trudeau and his puppet master Gerald Butts absolutely out of their minds? Where is the MSM on this – nowhere.
commented 2016-10-18 02:54:29 -0400
CBC is covering this story big time, that another media outlet has been muzzled.

I do not agree with this line from the U.N. accreditation though: “We had never heard of Rebel Media before but we looked at their website and, to be honest, they seemed to be in the bracket of being something of a one person band, espousing an individual’s view of the world, rather than being a serious media operation,”

If Ezra Levant is a one person band, he plays a sweet tune.
commented 2016-10-18 02:00:19 -0400
Good on ya, Rebel. All those lefty trolls keep telling us that this isn’t a “real” news source and that your subscription numbers are are an insignificant smear against the vast backdrop of the LSM. If that is so then why is the UN afraid of you? Same reason the Alberta NDP are: because you is the real deal. The upside is that the LSM will report on this to discredit you but it will actually spread your name and reputation. I love it when a plan comes together.
commented 2016-10-18 01:39:07 -0400
Kelly Zak what is wrong with that you pathetic bigot? The PM does have to serve the whole country, not just terrorists. Now go take some guns away like the Nazis did you twit.
commented 2016-10-18 00:16:11 -0400
Nicholas Nuttal, spokesperson for the UN Conference said he had never heard of The Rebel. & checked them out, imagine that, out of 3000 applications, they decided to check out The Rebel. This smells & I agree that the Canadian delegation made up of Trudeau, Notley, McKenna, etc had something to do with this decision. Trudeau will never go to bat for The Rebel, remember his being chased to answer a question from Faith Goldie, Sun News & he couldn’t run fast enough. This is just more corruption by the UN & another opportunity by the attendees for another “paid for by taxpayers” vacation. What a bunch of fools we are. The Libs have no problem at all using us while their followers fawn all over them & praise them for a good job, according to the polls , who most likely only poll Liberals. Nuttal & Notley, a couple of escaped nuts from the nutty factory.
commented 2016-10-17 23:58:53 -0400
Evelyn Cooper mused,
“And I wonder how many of those Liberal MPs from across Canada who we see smiling and cajoling in the House of Commons, really have any idea or understanding about what they’re doing and what they’ve done.”

Most, I would wager, but a Liberal’s lust for power and his cut of tax payer wealth overcomes any slight glimmer of morality or ethics in his wretched soul.
commented 2016-10-17 22:54:51 -0400
Good move appealing to PM Selfie Ezra – we’ll really see what he’s made of – I’m betting he’s a shallow petulant narcissist with a paper thin ego – he probably goes all pouty when he hears your name then storms off in a purple snit to his safe place.

Petulant vain feminist tater tot – think he’ll ever man up? We’ll see. If he actually helps you out I will gaujn a new respect for him – but I don’t think he’s made of the type of stoic stuff it takes to do the right thing by a political opponent. That would be the act af a big man, not a tater tot.
commented 2016-10-17 22:50:30 -0400
Kelly / Penson. Your ilk are so shallow and spiteful, that clearly it would never occur to you two, that if Ezra were as small as you Lefty’s, you two would’ve been kicked off here long ago, and, according to you two – rightfully so!!

We’re witnessing reverse McCarthyism. Once we take the country back (likely through civil war as Ben Franklin suggested), that we’ll have to re-institute McCarthyism and make it permanent. Well, there’s no time like the present to get started.

Ezra, we know it’s totally against your grain and philosophy to, but we respectfully request you suspend the acct’s of Kelly and Penson for 3 mos. Really, you’re doing them a favour, as it’ll teach them the values of our society – the Golden Rule. Do unto others, as you’d have others do unto you.
commented 2016-10-17 22:38:25 -0400
Ah Kelly, another leftist fool. Must be proud of what your bretheren are accomplishing. No jobs, the UN owns us and taxes are going up. What a bunch of fucking fools. Keep on paying. I have adopted the lefty way by not paying taxes and collect all kinds of benefits. The underground economy is alive and well. Keep on supporting me you idiot.
commented 2016-10-17 22:25:30 -0400
Removed for violating rule:Avoid excessive profanity.
commented 2016-10-17 22:06:23 -0400
Our self-absorbed PM said this year that “we’re back” and unfortunately the Liberals are. And Ban Ki-Moon also made it clear on numerous occasions during his recent two-day trip to Ottawa and Montreal that he was also wholeheartedly embracing Trudeau’s call to bring the country “back” to the United Nations. And unfortunately, that’s where Canada is, but now as a pawn of the UN, of Soros, of the Middle East and all the other terrorists who want to destroy and then take over our Country.
And I wonder how many of those Liberal MPs from across Canada who we see smiling and cajoling in the House of Commons, really have any idea or understanding about what they’re doing and what they’ve done.
commented 2016-10-17 21:56:02 -0400
Can’t help but think that SGR can do more from outside the walls.
commented 2016-10-17 21:48:55 -0400
The UN and all other lefty entities have a phobia for truth. Follow the dots. The muzzies rule the UN and the UN wants to rule the world. Useful idiots using useful idiots and vice versa.
commented 2016-10-17 21:46:53 -0400
Lest we forget. The largest voting block in the UN is all Islamic.