Free Gaza - the Blockade is BrokenAugust 24th, 2008
Two small boats, the SS Free Gaza and the SS Liberty left Cyprus on Thursday, August 21st, sailing over 350 km through choppy seas on a humanitarian mission to Gaza. They made their journey despite threats that the Israeli government would use force to stop them. They continued sailing - while not facing direct confrontation with the Israeli military, they did face "electronic piracy" as their communications and navigation systems were jammed by an unknown party.
The 42 human rights activists arrived in
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