Asean Summit, Malaysia on Nov 21, 1015

Asean Summit, Malaysia  on Nov 21, 1015
Asean Establishes Landmark Economic and Security Bloc
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Religion, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Intelligent/Benevolent Design, EU, South America, 5 Currencies, Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Middle East, Internet, Israel, Dictators, Palestine, US, Japan (Quake/Tsunami Disasters , People, Society ...), Nuclear Power Revealed, Hydro Power, Geothermal Power, Moon, Financial Institutes (Recession, Realign integrity values ..) , China, North Korea, Global Unity,..... etc.) - Text version)

“….. Here is the prediction: China will turn North Korea loose soon. The alliance will dissolve, or become stale. There will be political upheaval in China. Not a coup and not a revolution. Within the inner circles of that which you call Chinese politics, there will be a re-evaluation of goals and monetary policy. Eventually, you will see a break with North Korea, allowing still another dictator to fall and unification to occur with the south. ….”

“ … Here is another one. A change in what Human nature will allow for government. "Careful, Kryon, don't talk about politics. You'll get in trouble." I won't get in trouble. I'm going to tell you to watch for leadership that cares about you. "You mean politics is going to change?" It already has. It's beginning. Watch for it. You're going to see a total phase-out of old energy dictatorships eventually. The potential is that you're going to see that before 2013.

They're going to fall over, you know, because the energy of the population will not sustain an old energy leader ..."
"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: The Humanization of God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,..... etc.)
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk
North Korean defector and activist Hyeonseo Lee, who lives in South Korea, poses as she presents her book 'The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story' in Beijing on March 26, 2016 (AFP Photo/Fred Dufour)

US under fire in global press freedom report

"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Women speak out over Khmer Rouge sexual violence

Google – AFP, Michelle Fitzpatrick (AFP), 13 November 2012

Many Khmer Rouge survivors have kept their sexual traumas secret (AFP/File,
Tang Chhin Sothy)

PHNOM PENH — For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the Khmer Rouge. Now, aged 80, she is finally breaking her silence on the horrors of the past.

"They did bad things and if I continue to hide it, it's like hiding an enemy in my village," she told AFP of the Khmer Rouge troops who terrorised fellow female inmates at a detention centre in Cambodia in the late 1970s.

Cambodia's killing fields (AFP/
"One day, soldiers came in with a red-hot iron bar and asked for 'naughty women'," the frail elderly woman added, a psychologist sitting by her side for support.

She went on to describe a brutal sexual assault inflicted on one woman using the implement. The soldiers then used the same scalding bar on her own arms, Kim said, sobbing as she unbuttoned her white blouse to show thick, jagged scars across her weathered skin.

In a country raised on the proverb "men are like gold, women are like white cloth" -- implying that only the former can be cleaned after being stained -- many Khmer Rouge survivors have kept their sexual traumas secret.

But a growing number of women are now coming forward to shed light on a largely hidden chapter of the country's "Killing Fields" era, when up to two million people died from starvation, overwork, torture or execution.

Kim said she outlived some 600 women at a prison in southern Takeo province after her guards were apparently spooked that she had survived being clubbed into a mass grave. Last month she told her story at a public forum in Phnom Penh.

"I speak on behalf of the dead
 women," Khmer Rouge survivor
 Kim Khem said (AFP/File, Tang
 Chhin Sothy)
"I speak on behalf of the dead women," the slight old lady said to an audience of some 400 people.

Tearfully, she recounted how women were taken from the facility to be "played with" by soldiers, never to be seen again. She said while she did not witness those rapes "I heard the screaming".

Kim decided to speak at the two-day event after attending Cambodia's first "truth-telling forum" last December, also organised by the non-profit Cambodian Defenders Project (CDP).

"Sexual violence under the Khmer Rouge was widespread but there has been little research on it," said Duong Savorn from the CDP, which has set up a series of events to raise awareness of the issue.

Led by the late Pol Pot, the hardline Khmer Rouge dismantled modern Cambodian society, broke up families and forced the population to work in huge labour camps in a bid to create a communist utopia during its 1975-1979 reign.

Its three most senior surviving leaders are on trial at Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes court, but the case is expected to be the last prosecution by the tribunal and sexual crimes are absent from the list of atrocities -- with the exception of rape within forced marriages arranged by the Khmer Rouge.

"As an unmarried mother, I 
could not hide that I had been
 raped," Hong Savath told AFP
(AFP/File, Tang Chhin Sothy)
While the indictments acknowledge these crimes "were committed in diverse circumstances", judges said they could not be linked to the accused because official Khmer Rouge policy was to prevent rape and punish perpetrators.

This position was not shared by the prosecution, which argued in vain that "thousands of civilians were the victims of rape and sexual violence sanctioned... or condoned by the authorities".

Duong, who turned survivors' stories on the topic into a book last year, said he believed more people would again be inspired to speak out after last month's "women's hearing", which also heard stories from other conflict areas including Nepal and Timor-Leste.

"There is no hope of the (Khmer Rouge) court dealing with gender-based violence, that's why we do this to give the victims a voice, a kind of healing to find justice outside the judicial process," he added.

Kim, who was imprisoned for daring to mourn the deaths of her mother and husband, said telling her story for the first time was painful but necessary.
"I was afraid my children would be embarrassed by my history. But as long as I kept it to myself my chest felt heavy," she told AFP.

In another testimonial at the forum, Hong Savath said that when she was just 14 she was gang-raped by three Khmer Rouge cadres until she fell unconscious and was left for dead in the jungle.

A growing number of women are 
coming forward to shed light on a
 hidden chapter of Cambodia's "Killing
 Fields" era (AFP/File, Tang Chhin Sothy)
She gave birth to a boy four months after Vietnamese forces ousted the Khmer Rouge.

"As an unmarried mother, I could not hide that I had been raped," Hong, now 48, told AFP. "Some people were okay, others discriminated against me."

Hong is now taking part in the legal proceedings against the former regime leaders as a civil party for the deaths of her relatives, but she expressed frustration the court will not take her own experiences into account.

She said participating in the public forum was a way of finding closure.

"If we don't say anything, we'll regret it at the end of our lives. We have to tell the world that Cambodians suffered sexual violence under the Khmer Rouge."

But not everyone agreed that sharing memories was enough if the crimes went unpunished. As the event drew to a close, an elderly Cambodian woman from the audience stood up and took the microphone.

"I can't describe all my suffering because it's too much," she began, before asking how the victims could ever find "comfort".

"The Khmer Rouge trial is going to finish soon... and the government has not yet taken sexual violence (under the regime) seriously," she said.

"We feel disappointed. We are like floating weeds in the river."

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