Schalit flotilla sets sail to Tel Aviv
LAST UPDATED: 06/07/2010 12:48
Yachts calling for end to "Schalit embargo" leave Herzliya marina.
One of the 'Day in White' rallies for Schalit, Tue Photo: Channel 10
flotilla of nine yachts calling for the "embargo" on captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit to be lifted, left
the Herzliya marina on Monday morning, and sailed for Tel Aviv, after a rally on the shore.
The flotilla organizers called on the international community not to discriminate
against Schalit and to intervene in his humanitarian interests as well as in the
interests of the Gazan population.
Hamas refuses to
allow Red Cross access to Schalit
Petition: A call to reason
Comment:I'd like to send
a book to Gilad
The yachts were bedecked with flags and posters calling for the soldier's
Kadima chairwoman Tzipi
Livni, the central speaker at the marina rally, said
the world could not both treat the Hamas as a legitimate government in
Gaza on the one hand, and not require it to fulfill international humanitarian conventions and
laws on the other.