21 flotilla activists still detained in Israel

November 6, 2011 14:31

Twenty-one of the activists who sailed to Israel on Friday in an attempt to break the Gaza blockade were still being detained in the country on Sunday, AFP reported.

Interior Ministry spokeswoman Sabine Haddad explained to AFP, "There are 21 passengers detained who refused to be expelled immediately and are engaged in proceedings against their deportation before an Israeli judge. Only after these proceedings are complete... can they be deported."

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