Sailing to Danger

Middleeastmonitor.com reports, ‘Female activists sailing to Gaza to break the decade long Israeli siege on the Strip are set to arrive late this evening, updates on their website said. Stressing their commitment to nonviolence, the activists told the Anadolu Agency yesterday how they hoped to reach the Palestinian enclave peacefully. “We are fully committed to reaching Gaza,” Marama Davidson, a New Zealand lawmaker who is one of 13 women on the Zaytouna-Oliva, said. “We have women sending us messages and waiting to meet us. I can’t wait to cuddle some of the babies I’ve seen in photos on the beach.” “There is no reason to be nervous. We present no threat and are committed to non-violence.” click here.