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. …

Monday, August 19, 2013

Anti-Gay Controversy Shadows Russia’s Sporting Glory

Jakarta Globe – AFP, August 19, 2013

IAAF President Lamine Diack, center, applauds during the the closing ceremony
 for the 14th IAAF World Championships at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on
Aug. 18, 2013. (EPA Photo/Yuri Kochetkov)

Moscow. Russia on Monday basked in the glory of its triumph at the World Athletics Championships but the event was shadowed by a controversy over homophobia which now risks tarnishing its hosting of the Winter Olympics and World Cup.

Russian athletes topped the medals table for the first time since 2001 with seven golds, one more than the United States, boosted by a “super Saturday” where the team enjoyed stunning victories in the women’s high jump and 4×400-meters relay.

The early days of the championships at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium were burdened by banks of empty seats but the Russian success prompted a last-minute surge of interest and crowds of well over 60,000 for the last weekend.

“Goodbye America!” crowed the Sovietsky Sport daily. “Together we watched a show of world class,” added the Sports Express daily.

By the end, the stadium was caught in a memorable patriotic fervor, with the “Luzhniki roar” whipped up over the PA system by the interventions of Russia’s motormouth star sports commentator Dmitry Guberniev.

But no amount of noise could drown out the furore generated by Russia’s adoption of a law outlawing the dissemination of “propaganda” about homosexuality to minors, which critics have slammed as patently homophobic.

With the World Athletics Championships being just the first in a string of major sporting events to be hosted by Russia – ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014 and football World Cup in 2018 – the controversy now risks only intensifying further.

“This story of course is not over,” grumbled the Sports Express daily. “Its peak is going to come at the Sochi Games.”

No sooner had Russia’s athletics queen Yelena Insinbayeva set the championships alight with her stunning pole vault victory than she walked into a moral minefield by backing the law and slamming Swedish high-jumper Emma Green-Tregaro as “unrespectful” for painting her nails in the rainbow colors of gay rights.

Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko minced no words in his backing of the law and sparked further controversy by seeming to equate homosexuality with social ills like alcoholism and drug addiction.

“We are seeking to protect minors – and not just from propaganda of non-traditional relations but from many other things. Like, for example, drug use, alcoholism and smoking. From many bad habits,” he told the ITAR-TASS news agency in an interview.

Mutko gave no indication that Russia would repeal the law, which was signed by President Vladimir Putin in June. “We want to keep children away from unnecessary information and let them make their own choice when they grow up.”

But behind the bluster, some believe that Russia did not expect that the law – which appears to have sprung from a “family values” campaign from conservative lawmakers worried about the declining population – would cause such an uproar.

“They had not thought this through,” said one high-ranking diplomat in Moscow, suggesting Russia has now put itself into a corner with no way to get out.

As the Western press fumed about Russia’s stance on gay rights, Russian newspapers hit back by accusing European and US media of seeking to undermine the sporting achievements by the Russian squad.

The depth of anger was shown by a bizarre nationalist eulogy penned Monday by Sovietsky Sport editor Yury Tsybanev about the exploits of the 4×400-meters female quartet who beat the United States for the gold.

“They were standing on top of the pedestal, our four little blondes, four Russian birch trees, and it was as if the blood of our ancestors boiled in my veins,” he said, boasting that our “fair-skinned girls massively beat the black-skinned ones”.

He said the Russian quartet had “genes picked up from Russia’s centuries of historic struggle and upheaval”. He added: “Consider this my answer to those ‘rights activists’ who started pestering and insulting Lena Isinbayeva.”

Interestingly, the respected head of Russia’s Athletics Federation Valentin Balakhnichev was among the few Russian officials to criticize Isinbayeva on the issue.

“A sportsperson of such a level needs to think about what they say and where,” he said. “Euphoria does not absolve one from responsibility.”

Agence France-Presse

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