UN tries to reopen inquiry into Dag Hammarskjold’s death — the NSA refuses to cooperate

They . did it .. again ?


2nd Secretary-General of the UN, Nobel Peace Prize in 1961

A commission looking into the death of former United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold has recommended that the UN reopen its investigation.

Mr Hammarskjold’s plane was travelling to Congo on a peace mission in 1961 when it crashed in Zambia.

A UN investigation in 1962 failed to find the cause of the mysterious crash.

The commission said there were significant new findings, and that the US National Security Agency might hold crucial evidence…

It said Mr Hammarskjold had given “unparalleled service to the UN and paid the ultimate price”, and that it was “among those most concerned in arriving at the whole truth”.

The Swedish-born diplomat’s plane crashed on 18 September in a forest near Ndola in Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia…All but one of the passengers and crew on the flight were killed.

Mr Hammarskjold was trying to negotiate a…

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