Indonesia executes six drug convicts, five of them foreigners

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Widodo has pledged to bring reform to Indonesia

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has pleaded to Indonesia to stop the execution of prisoners on death row for drug crimes. AFP PHOTO

Pope: 'Death penalty represents failure' – no 'humane' way to kill a person

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The pope wrote that the principle of legitimate personal defense isn’t adequate justification to execute someone. Photograph: Zuma/Rex

Obama becomes first president to visit US prison (US Justice Systems / Human Rights)

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US President Barack Obama speaks as he tours the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma, July 16, 2015 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

US Death Penalty (Justice Systems / Human Rights)

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Woman who spent 23 years on US death row cleared (Photo: dpa)


"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. …

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Indonesian native helps Middfest plan gala

By Eric Robinette, Staff Writer The Western Star, Lebanon, Ohio, US, Sunday, March 01, 2009 

Ria Ellison sits with some of her Indonesian shadow puppets at her home Thursday, Feb. 26, in Franklin Twp. Staff photo by Nick Graham

MIDDLETOWN — By plane, it takes a full day to get to Indonesia. However, Middfest didn't have to go far at all to find a local source for all things Indonesian. 

That source is Ria Ellison, a native Indonesian who has lived in the area for 10 years, who is helping Middfest International put together its celebration of Indonesia in October. 

She lives in Franklin Twp. with her husband Tod, the nephew of legendary football coach Glenn "Tiger" Ellison, and their two children, Rio, 8 and Sabrina, 7. 

Ria Ellison got involved with Middfest last year when she heard Indonesia, a chain of islands north of Australia, might be the featured country. 

"I gave them ideas about what they should have from culture, dance and the arts. Indonesia consists of 33 provinces. It's interesting because you have different cultures, different food and different dialects (across the islands)." 

The Ellisons met through friends in 1997, and Ria later moved to the United States. They got married the following year. 

Tod remembers Indonesia as "hot." "It's 90 degrees there every day and 70 at night. The sun rises and sets at the same time every day because they're right on the equator. In (the capital) Jakarta, people are outside 24 hours a day selling stuff. There's always something going on." 

Indonesia has quite a few similarities with the States, too, Ria said. When she first came to America, Los Angeles didn't strike her as being that different from Jakarta. 

"They have 'Indonesian Idol' there. They like to copy everything. They adore America," Ria said. 

The Ellison children also have clear ideas of what they want to see at Middfest. "They should try some of our foods. There's all kinds of foods," Rio said. 

"All the styles of clothes are nice," Sabrina added. 

Middfest will run Oct. 3-5.

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