Report: Government deports remaining flotilla activists

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 11, 2011 15:43

 
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The government on Friday deported the remaining activists detained while attempting to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip last week, Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported.

Nine activists left Israel for their home countries, including Irish member of the European Parliament, Paul Murphy, Ma'an quoted Huwaida Arraf, a spokesperson for the activists as saying.

The Israeli Navy towed the activists aboard the vessels, the Tahrir and the Saoirse to Ashdod port last Friday after they refused orders to halt their progress toward Gaza.

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