Greece recalls US flotilla ship

Some 36 activists on 'Audacity of Hope' flotilla boat forced back to port by Greek authorities. Jessica Gray reports.

By REUTERS
July 2, 2011 17:55
'The Audacity of Hope' US Gaza flotilla boat

'The Audacity of Hope' US Gaza flotilla boat 311 (R). (photo credit: REUTERS/John Kolesidis)

Greek authorities intercepted the Audacity of Hope after it leaves Perama port.

The ship, carrying 36 American activists and four crew, was set to be part of the latest flotilla convoy to Gaza.

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On Friday Greek officials said ships heading to Gaza would be detained.

Greece first inspected the Audacity of Hope on June 27 after Israel claimed it was not seaworthy.


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