Council of Europe (CoE) - European Human Rights Court - founding fathers (1949)

Council of Europe (CoE) - European Human Rights Court - founding fathers (1949)
French National Assembly head Edouard Herriot and British Foreign minister Ernest Bevin surrounded by Italian, Luxembourg and other delegates at the first meeting of Council of Europe's Consultative Assembly in Strasbourg, August 1949 (AFP Photo)

EU founding fathers signed 'blank' Treaty of Rome (1957)

EU founding fathers signed 'blank' Treaty of Rome (1957)
The Treaty of Rome was signed in the Palazzo dei Conservatori, one of the Renaissance palaces that line the Michelangelo-designed Capitoline Square in the Italian capital

Shuttered: EU ditches summit 'family photo'

Shuttered: EU ditches summit 'family photo'
EU leaders pose for a family photo during the European Summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on June 28, 2016 (AFP Photo/JOHN THYS)

Merkel says fall of Wall proves 'dreams can come true'


“ … 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.)


"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. …

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Pussy Riot ruling criticized

Deutsche Welle, 10 October 2012



A Russian court has confirmed jail sentences against two members of the punk band Pussy Riot. A third had her sentence suspended. Observers say the trial confirms the downward spiral of Russian human rights.

One of the members of the punk band Pussy Riot has been unexpectedly released on appeal, after a Moscow court converted a two-year jail term against Yekaterina Samutsevich into a suspended sentence on Wednesday (10.10.2012).

The judges said Samutsevich had been thrown out of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior before she was able to take part in the activities over which she was charged. The court confirmed the two-year sentences imposed on the other two members of the band, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina. 

The band's punk prayer upset
many Christians
The three women took part in a so-called "punk prayer" in the cathedral in February to protest against Vladimir Putin, who was then standing for president, and against the links between state and church in Russia.

In August they were sentenced to two years in a labor camp for inciting religious hatred.

A reaction to public pressure?

Lev Ponomaryov, head of the Russian organization For Human Rights, said the way the court proceedings had gone was "detestable." Public opposition to the imprisonment had been strong, and even the Orthodox Church had called for milder sentences.

"The authorities only want to show they are responding to the public by letting one of the girls go free," he said.

He pointed out that, from the start, there had been good legal justification for not including Samutsevich in the original trial, "but Samutsevich originally showed solidarity with the other two. That's what she wanted." Perhaps, he added, she'd changed her mind under the influence of relatives, friends or the authorities. 

Kremlin behind political verdicts

Samutsevich, center, refrained from
 attacking Putin in court
The human rights activist Soja Svetova, who visited the band members repeatedly in prison, described the latest judgment as "very strange." The court said Samutsevich's lawyer was able to show that she was not involved in the protest. But it had been made clear in the earlier hearings that she had not even managed to touch a guitar in the cathedral.

Svetova noted that the other two members of the band had made virulent anti-Putin speeches in court during the appeal trial, while Samutsevich had kept quiet.

"Perhaps that played a role in her getting a suspended sentence," she said - in political cases, it not the court that decides, but the Russian state.

Keep fighting for release

In Germany, the Green party's spokesperson on Eastern Europe, Marieluise Beck, and its spokesperson on human rights, Volker Beck, both welcomed the release of Samutsevich but described the judgment against the other two as "all the more brutal."

Russian justice had shown itself once more to be an accessory to the Kremlin, they said. Only a few days ago, President Putin had justified the tough line against the band.

"Now a higher court has confirmed a verdict against Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova which offends the principles of human rights," they said. "Young women who are the mothers of small children will now be imprisoned for two years; the fight for their release must continue."

'Dare to take a clear look at Putin's Russia' 

Russia has made it harder for
people to show their disapproval
The two also noted that the latest judgment confirmed how Russia was moving away from the legal standards to which it is committed as a member of the Council of Europe.

"The tightening of the law on assembly, the defamation of political NGOs which have to describe themselves as 'foreign agents' if they accept support from abroad and the increasing control of the Internet are only the latest steps in this downward spiral," they said.

They saw the need for a new German and European policy towards Russia.

"In its current state and with its current government, the country is no longer a strategic partner," they added. They called on the German government "to meet the challenge and dare to take a clear look at Putin's Russia."


Freed feminist punk group Pussy Riot member Yekaterina Samutsevich, left,
 leaves a court in Moscow, on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. A Moscow appeals
 court on Wednesday unexpectedly freed Yekaterina Samutsevich of the jailed
Pussy Riot  group, but upheld the two-year prison sentence for the two others
jailed for an irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin. 
(AP Photo)

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