TA: Left-wingers protest Greek ban on Gaza-bound ships

Gallery: Dozens shout slogans during demonstration outside Greek embassy in Tel Aviv; right-wing protesters support Greek decision.

By REUTERS
July 2, 2011 23:08

Demonstration against Greek authorities in Tel Aviv 311. (photo credit: REUTERS/Nir Elias)

Dozens of left-wing protesters gathered outside the Greek embassy in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening and shouted slogans during a demonstration against the Greek authorities' ban on Gaza-bound ships.

Greek authorities said on Friday that ships destined for Gaza -- which involves transit through international waters -- were prohibited from leaving Greek ports.

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