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Press Conference: Solidarity with the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. 24/06/2015, 9.30

SOLIDARITY WITH THE GAZA FREEDOM FLOTILLA

Wednesday 24-6-2015,9.30, EP press room, Brussels

With GUE/NGL MEPs: Martina Anderson (Sinn Féin), Josu JUARISTI ABAUNZ (EH Bildu), Miguel URBÁN CRESPO (PODEMOS) and Jordi Sebastià (Greens)

The third Freedom Flotilla is currently on its way to deliver humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza with GUE/NGL MEP Estefania Torres on board. It is scheduled to arrive in Gaza in just a few days.

The FFC have made two previous efforts to reach Gaza, but have been prevented on both occasions by the Israeli navy. In 2010, Israeli forces opened fire on the boats and killed nine activists.

 

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