israel eyeing Gaza-bound ‘women’s flotilla’ setting sail from Barcelona | Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

An activist flotilla sailing under the banner “Mujeres Rumbo a Gaza” (Women’s Boat to Gaza) was set to anchor off from Barcelona on Wednesday evening toward the Gaza Strip

The small fleet of two vessels was slated to carry dozens of women from various nations, including Israel, with the aim of breaching and boycotting Israel’s naval blockade of the coastal Palestinian enclave

Meanwhile, Israel was prepared to thwart the flotilla from “illegally” infringing on the maritime blockade of Gaza diplomatic source on Sunday told The Jerusalem Post‘s Hebrew sister publication Ma’ariv that the Foreign Ministry was doing its utmost to deal with the matter. The source added that the ministry’s efforts sought to minimize possible diplomatic and media harm caused by the flotilla.

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