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, October 1, 2013

Bloggers Behind Bars: Vietnam’s War on Dissent

Jakarta Globe – AFP, Catherine Barton, October 1, 2013

A man wears a T-shirt with a portrait of democracy activist lawyer Le Quoc
 Quan, seen among worshipers during a mass at a catholic church in support
of Quan on July 7, 2013. (AFP Photo/Cat Barton)

Hanoi. Secretly moved from prison to prison, held in solitary confinement, their families subject to constant harassment — Vietnam’s activist bloggers say they are treated like international terrorists.

While Vietnam insists it has no political prisoners — and therefore will not comment on the subject — rights groups estimate hundreds of activists are locked up for speaking out against one-party communist rule, including at least 46 jailed this year.

Activists say that while conditions are no picnic for common criminals, prisoners of conscience face particularly harsh treatment behind bars.

Prisons have a separate area for political prisoners where “anything can happen and no one knows,” said Nguyen Tri Dung, the son of high-profile blogger Dieu Cay who is serving 12 years for anti-state propaganda.

Like many dissidents, Dieu Cay — whose real name is Nguyen Van Hai — refused to plead guilty.

Now his relatives believe he is being punished in prison for this show of defiance.

Since he was detained in 2008 on an initial charge of tax evasion, Dieu Cay has been moved 10 times between different prisons, according to his family, who said they are never notified in advance.

The imprisoned dissident, whose case has been raised by US President Barack Obama, faces constant pressure to sign a confession as well as visitor restrictions, his relatives said.

His son told AFP that he too had been repeatedly detained by authorities — always for less than 24 hours — to disrupt his studies and prevent him sitting his exams.

Using vague, trumped up administrative charges is a way for authorities to warn activists to cease their campaigning, experts say.

Another prominent blogger, the Catholic lawyer Le Quoc Quan, is due to go on trial on Wednesday for tax evasion.

“Le Quoc Quan’s apparent crime is to be an effective public critic of the Vietnamese government,” New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday, calling for the 41-year-old’s release.

Once in jail, the Vietnamese authorities are always strict with prisoners who do not admit their guilt, said one activist who spent five years in prison in the past.

“They fear they will influence other prisoners and cause problems,” he said.

Criminal and political prisoners are held separately and treated in very different ways, he said on condition of anonymity.

“Criminal prisoners in Vietnamese jails can buy anything — food, tobacco, heroin,” he said, but political prisoners are often denied books or writing paper and held in cells on their own.

Vietnam’s authoritarian government does not allow independent inspections of jails.

But experts said arbitrary periods of solitary confinement — another measure used against political detainees — could constitute torture under the Convention Against Torture (CAT), which Vietnam has said it will ratify this year.

“The reports that we’ve received indicate that it is a standard practice and that decisions to send someone to solitary confinement are arbitrary, based on the discretion of jail officials,” said HRW deputy Asia director Phil Robertson.

‘Isolate the activists’

Former political prisoners and their relatives interviewed by AFP described intense harassment of families: from pressuring friends to cut contact to denial of business licenses needed to make a living.

It is designed to “isolate the political activists… and scare family, friends,” the formerly detained activist said.

“They find other ways to control, persuade or discredit [activists],” they said.

The pressure exerted on families and friends means many dissidents end up isolated from normal Vietnamese life — which often makes them even more determined.

“Difficult people are the ones prepared to make a stand and then they get ostracized and that makes them act even more stubbornly,” said Bill Hayton, author of “Rising Dragon” who is banned from Vietnam.

The excessive reaction by authorities is counterproductive, said Hoang Nguyen, a Vietnamese student living in exile in the United States.

“Families [of activists] learn a lot about the nature of the political regime,” she said, adding that many relatives “turn dissident” themselves.

Nguyen, whose fiancé was jailed in 2010, said the Vietnamese consulate in Washington refused to renew her passport unless she promised to give up her “dissident activities.”

She refused and was recently granted political asylum.

Fighting from behind bars

Branded an “enemy of the Internet” by Reporters Without Borders, Vietnam bans private media and all newspapers and television channels are state-run.

Even so the Internet and social media are changing the nature of the battle.

Facebook is sporadically blocked but wildly popular among Vietnamese users.

“Social media connectivity and more broad and experienced activist networks are making sure that the word from prisons gets out far and wide,” said Robertson.

In June, after authorities refused to respond to a formal complaint and attempted to put him in solitary confinement for three months, Dieu Cay embarked on a hunger strike.

“He is trying to light up the real fate of political prisoners of Vietnam, which is now in the darkness,” his son said.

Separately, in May, imprisoned legal activist Cu Huy Ha Vu — the son of a revolutionary leader — also refused to eat for 25 days.

Eventually, both detainees called off their hunger strikes after receiving key concessions — a tactic seen by some as part of the communist rulers’ strategy to manage dissent.

“China and the USSR, they purged ruthlessly their competitors, killing many, sending them into exile,” said the formerly detained activist.

“The Vietnamese Communist Party is cunning, wise — they do not see killing and imprisonment as the best solution [but] the last resort. Therefore their power may last longer.”

Agence France-Presse

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