FGM update on the “The Spirit of Humanity” on its way to Gaza


After several days waiting in Cyprus’ port of Larnaca, the Free Gaza Movement team has sailed this morning one of its boats, “The Spirit of Humanity”, to the Gaza Strip.

Here’s an update of their current position. We’ll keep updating the details as soon as we get news from them.

We wish them all a peaceful and successful trip!!!

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E-mail received

29 / June / 2009 20:38 (GMT+1)

[GazaFriends] UPDATE on the Spirit’s voyage to Gaza

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Fes el seguiment del missatge

Dear Friends,

We’ve just heard from everyone on board the Spirit of Humanity. They are almost halfway to Gaza, a little over 100 kilometers off the coast of the Lebanon/Israel border. They’re a bit tired, but everyone is in good spirits and determined to reach Gaza. So far they have not seen any Israeli warships or had any radio contact with the IDF. You can see their latest position by clicking on the link below.

From aboard the Spirit, Free Gaza organizer Lubna Masarwa stated that, “We’re intent and unworried – we’re sailing on. We will go to Gaza, in solidarity with the people. We want to break the Israeli siege in a practical way, and not just with words. Our message to Gaza – from all the Palestinians in ’48 and in the West Bank, and from all the good people in the world is – You are not alone!”

SPOT Check OK.
ESN:0-7490415
Latitude:33.3474
Longitude:33.8294
Nearest Location:not known
Distance:not known
Time:06/29/2009 21:21:47 (Europe/Nicosia)
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=33.3474,33.8294&ll=33.3474,33.8294&ie=UTF8&z=12&om=1

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