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Gaza's Ark

Gaza-bound ship brings on food, activists off Greek coast

The SV Estelle welcomes on board Greek pro-Palestinian activist Vassilis Pissias on Tuesday off the southern Greek island of Gavdos, south of Crete. Photo: AFP

A sailing ship with pro-Palestinian activists that is planning to break an Israeli blockade of Gaza took on food and passengers off the southern Greek coast, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 17 October, 2012, 8:13pm

Gaza builds ship to break Israeli blockade from the inside

A ship built in Gaza will sail next year carrying Palestinian exports to international customers, and to challenge Israel's blockade from the inside out.

The Gaza's Ark project was building a boat using existing resources in the tiny Palestinian enclave to carry Palestinian goods to the outside world, former Canadian member of parliament Jim Manly said.

5 Oct 2012 - 4:24am

Activists building ship in Gaza to defy Israel

A smuggler ascends from a tunnel along the Gaza-Egypt border. The tunnels are a lifeline for supplies of food, clothes, building materials and fuel into the Palestinian territory subjected to an Israeli blockade since 2006. Photo: AFP

A ship built in Gaza will sail next year carrying Palestinian exports to international customers, and to challenge Israel’s blockade from the inside out.

4 Oct 2012 - 11:16am