WHO staff complaint, email allege racism and abuse in Asia

1/27/2022 11:11:00 AM

Recordings obtained by @AP show WHO's top official in the Western Pacific made derogatory remarks to staff during meetings based on nationality as they discussed ways to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Recordings obtained by AP show WHO's top official in the Western Pacific made derogatory remarks to staff during meetings based on nationality as they discussed ways to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Current and former staffers have accused the top director of the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical and abusive behavior that has undermined the U.N. health agency’s efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

“I ask a lot of myself, and our staff,” he said. “This has particularly been the case during the COVID-19 response. But it should not result in people feeling disrespected.”Among the most damning claims is that Kasai made “racist and derogatory remarks to staff of certain nationalities.” The internal complaint filed to WHO alleges that Kasai once aggressively questioned a Filipino staffer during a coronavirus meeting, saying: “How many people in the Pacific have you killed so far and how many more do you want to kill further?” The complaint said he then asked “if she was incapable of delivering good presentations because she was Filipina.”

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He should be ashamed of his self. But I know many Japanese is virtually the same as him. I as Japanese, am so disappointed but not surprised… So embarrassing.... JuliePace animosity for other nationalities ... you don't say humans abusing power because they are never held accountable... so shocked. Unfortunately rings true

Does power cloud your brain to such an extent that respect for others becomes a secondary item? He's a Psychiatrist. Psychiatrists are naturally Sociopathic.