Category Archives: Dag Hammarskjöld

On This Day — UN Security Council Nominates Dag Hammarskjöld for Secretary-General (March 31 1953) [2021]

“It will be necessary to find some way of pulling Hammarskjold up short.” UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan (September 13 1961) “Hammarskjöld was at the point of getting something done when they killed him. Notice that I said ‘when they killed … Continue reading

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60 Years Ago — Patrice Lumumba is assassinated (January 17 1961)

“Classified U.S. government documents, including a chronology of covert actions approved by a National Security Council (NSC) subgroup, reveal U.S. involvement in — and significant responsibility for — the death of Lumumba.” Stephen R. Weissman — Staff director of the … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — EXCLUSIVE : Belgian Mercenary Killed Dag Hammarskjold

“Information of the type requested is the missing link that makes the present picture incomplete, and its conspicuous absence from the record means that conclusions about the cause of the crash cannot yet be reached. South Africa, the UK and … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Dag Hammarskjöld Inquiry : US, UK and South Africa still withholding crucial information

“Information of the type requested is the missing link that makes the present picture incomplete, and its conspicuous absence from the record means that conclusions about the cause of the crash cannot yet be reached. South Africa, the UK and … Continue reading

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On This Day — Who Killed Dag Hammarskjöld and Why? (July 29 1905 – September 18 1961) [2020]

“I continue to have a strong feeling that Hammarskjold’s death was not an accident.” Richard Goldstone “There is a significant amount of evidence from eyewitnesses that they observed more than one aircraft in the air, that the other aircraft may … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — UN to Probe Whether SEC-GEN Hammarskjold Was Assassinated

“Seeking a complete understanding of the circumstances is our solemn duty to my illustrious and distinguished predecessor, Dag Hammarskjöld, to the other members of the party accompanying him, and to their families.” UN Secretary General  Ban Ki-moon “I continue to … Continue reading

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On This Day — UN Security Council Nominates Dag Hammarskjöld for Secretary-General (March 31 1953) [2020]

“With strong feeling personal insufficiency I hesitate to accept candidature but I do not feel I could refuse to assume the task imposed on me should the [UN General] Assembly follow the recommendation of the Security Council by which I … Continue reading

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Dag Hammarskjöld — US, UK and South Africa still withholding crucial information [UPDATE : Will the UN finally investigate Crypto AG?]

“Information of the type requested is the missing link that makes the present picture incomplete, and its conspicuous absence from the record means that conclusions about the cause of the crash cannot yet be reached. South Africa, the UK and … Continue reading

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Dag Hammarskjöld — US, UK and South Africa still withholding crucial information

“Information of the type requested is the missing link that makes the present picture incomplete, and its conspicuous absence from the record means that conclusions about the cause of the crash cannot yet be reached. South Africa, the UK and … Continue reading

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On This Day — Who Killed Dag Hammarskjöld and Why? (July 29 1905 – September 18 1961) [2019]

“I continue to have a strong feeling that Hammarskjold’s death was not an accident.” Richard Goldstone “There is a significant amount of evidence from eyewitnesses that they observed more than one aircraft in the air, that the other aircraft may … Continue reading

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