Niger Government may be involved in UN R. Fowler's disappearance.
By, Uwe Paschen.
Last December 14th 2008 Robert Fowler and Louis Guay disappeared in Niger, Their Car was fund 45 Km from the Capital City Niamey the following day.No ransom demands have been made since nor has they been any further news from either.
The Niger Government has been more then uncooperative in the matter and did even at one point deny that they where in the Country on official U.N. Mandate. The MJN and FFR both groups fighting the Government in Niamey since 1995 have denied any involvement yet did supply information as to what did happen according to them.
Niamey has not been keen to see UN official Fowler arrive in Niger as the Tuareg MJN did communicate before his arrival. His mandate was “Exploratory” said the UN.
The Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon said on Wednesday,"In the pursuit of this file, we'll be looking at very option, and we'll be looking at every hypothesis that's being put forward," after being ask whether the Niger Government would be responsible for Fowler and Guay disappearance.
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is losing hope to find the missing diplomats, who were in the country on behalf of the UN alive. Neither Niamey, nor its Embassy in Ottawa, Canada, where available for commenting.
The Canadian Government and the UN do no longer role out Niamey’s involvement yet cannot confirm it either for lack off evidence and due to the difficulties encountered to conduct an investigation.
What I am surprised to see this day and age, with all the technology and gadgets we do have at our disposal. Is that UN officials are not equipped with GPS trackers in the Washes, Bracelets or belts. We have those nowadays for Pets, our Children and even Cars everywhere.
Especially People as high raking as Fowler was and on such a delicate mission with a great possibility that some thing could go wrong. Maybe some thing the UN wants to introduce in the near Future. Would Fowler have such a device on him we may be surprised about his where about. Maybe in Niamey at FAN (Niger’s Armed Forces) Head quarters? As the MJN does Claim.