CommonDreams – Arctic 30 Activist Speaks Out: ‘Sometimes You Have To Get The Ball Rolling’ – 28 October 2013

common-dreams“I am convinced that a common, peaceful and courageous commitment of many concerned people can bring force the protection of the Arctic world.”

– Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Over a month after the capture and imprisonment of the Greenpeace Arctic 30, a published letter from Swiss activist Marco Weber promises that he has no regrets: “Sometimes you have to get the ball rolling.”Published Sunday in the German newsweekly Sonntagszeitung, Marco writes (translated) that the “situation is hard to bear,” though adding, “but the cry that went after our arrest by the world, and the knowledge to have acted on behalf of many people is incredibly invigorating.”Responding to written questions from the newspaper asking if he regretted his action, he replied, “I have no regrets. I know I did the right thing. This in turn helps me to endure the injustice of captivity and deprivation. It is important to follow our inner values ​​and downright stand for that.

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