New Flotilla Scheduled to Arrive in Gaza Friday, Nov. 4

Press Conference Scheduled to Welcome Boats at Gaza Seaport 9:30 a.m.

[Gaza]  Local fishermen, Palestinian youth, civil society, and international supporters will be awaiting the arrival of Freedom Waves to Gaza which is currently approaching the blockaded strip.  The press conference is being hosted by the Palestinian Fishing and Marine Sport Association (PFMSA), and will be held in Gaza's fishing port on Friday, 4 November at 9:30 a.m.

"Tomorrow we are gathering in the port to welcome the passengers on the flotilla who are coming here in solidarity with the people of Gaza, said Mahfouz El Kabariti, President of PFMSA.  "We hope that they reach Palestine safely and we call on everyone in Gaza to join us at the port to reciprocate the solidarity that they are showing to us."

Following the press conference, attendees and media are invited to board fishing boats and sail out of the harbor to welcome the flotilla to Gaza.

For more information please contact:

Rana Baker (English, Arabic): 059-9625468
Mahfouz El Kabariti (Arabic):  059-9745666
Jehan Al Farra (English, Arabic): 059-2166994
Hussien Amody (Arabic, English) : 059-9725117

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The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is a Palestinian-led non-violent resistance movement committed to ending Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian land.  We call for full compliance with all relevant UN resolutions and international law.