Freedom Flotilla Set to Sail to Gaza amid Safety Concerns
Activists say that they aim to end the blockade on Gaza, but they fear an Israeli violent response to their attempt.
The Freedom Flotilla III is preparing to set sail to the Gaza Strip in an attempt to break the Israeli illegal siege of the strip. At least three pro-Palestinian ships waving Swedish flags, which are part of the pro-Gaza Norwegian and Swedish group Freedom Flotilla coalition, are now in the south of Italy in Sicily. The activists said Thursday that they aimed to reach Gaza by the end of June. “Our aim is to end the siege of Gaza. We want the Palestinians to know that we haven’t forgotten about them,” activist Kalle Ohlsson told Al-Jazeera. “There are many crises in the world, but the situation in Gaza is also really bad, and we do remember them.”
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