Israeli Navy Hijacks ‘Freedom Flotilla’ Attempting to Break Gaza Blockade

Israeli warships on Sunday intercepted the Al Awda, a Norwegian-flagged activist boat trying to break its more than decade-long blockade of the Gaza Strip

Activist boat carrying 22 people from 16 different countries in protest against Israel’s decade-long blockade

Israeli warships on Sunday intercepted a Norwegian-flagged activist boat trying to break its more than decade-long blockade of the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military and activists said.

The Freedom Flotilla Coalition ship is named Al Awda (The Return) to underline the importance of this long-standing demand of Palestinians for the right to return to the lands they have been expelled from.

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