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Latest Flotilla Update from the FPM Delegation in AthensSalem-News.com
Largest Passenger Boat Joins Flotilla.
(ATHENS) - The Egyptian Gazette reports that a large passenger boat will join the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. This is the boat that FPM helped to purchase, along with the other partners in the International Committee to Break the Siege of Gaza, and which will be carrying the FPM delegation of U.S. citizens, along with participants from other nations.
Our contribution to the purchase has nearly depleted our account, and we have yet to purchase our satellite phone. We also expect Israel to deport us to New York, in which case all of our delegates will need tickets home and reimbursement for loss of possessions. We therefore appeal to you for donations to support these and other expenses.
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For the full Egyptian Gazette article, click here.
Irish Boat Sabotaged
An Irish ship, the MV Saoirse, will not take part in the planned freedom flotilla which is preparing to sail to Gaza because it has sabotaged, according to one of the ship's intended passengers. Read More >>
Senator Wants US-Israeli Op Against Flotilla
June 29, 2011Military.com|by Bryant Jordan
A U.S. senator wants U.S. special operations forces to help Israel halt a Gaza-bound international aid flotilla that includes a vessel carrying a number of American veterans, one of whom is a Sailor who served aboard the USS Liberty, the ship that Israel infamously attacked in 1967. Read More >>
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