Greece Offers to Send Flotilla Aid Directly to Gaza
The activists decline.
10:37 AM, Jul 5, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
Flotilla organizers are always insistent that their mission to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza is strictly humanitarian. So although the latest flotilla has been prevented from leaving Athens by Greek authorities, one might think that the organizers would at least be willing to accept Greece's offer to deliver the supposed aid that would be on board to the Palestinians themselves. But that's not the case.
Instead, the flotilla organizers have declined Greece's offer, and are planning to hunger strike until Greek authorities let them leave the port. The Jerusalem Post reports: