Steven Katsineris with a piece on a US political prisoner. Steven Katsineris is an Australian free-lance writer of
articles on Palestine, Cyprus and the rest of the Middle East region,
political prisoners and human rights, environmental and social issues.
He has been actively involved in the Palestine solidarity movement for
over forty years. Steven lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia. The article initially featured earlier this year in Green Left Weekly, on 3 June 2013.
I care deeply about my fellow human being and the other living creatures with whom we share this planet. I felt responsible to take extreme action in the hope that it would save lives and halt deadly practices that directly threatened living beings and contributed to the degradation of the environment. I thought that what I was doing would shine a light on these dangerous policies so that an informed public dialogue would ensure and policies would be changed - Marie Mason’s sentencing statement to the court, February, 5, 2009