Yemeni activist boat to set sail to Gaza [Archives:2008/1191/Local News]

September 18 2008

By: Khalid Al-Hilaly
SANA'A, Sept. 16 )A number of Yemeni activists are preparing to set sail as part of the first Arab expedition to the Gaza Strip by sea since the start of the Israeli blockade in the area. The group's objectives are to show solidarity with the Palestinian people, and to widen the cracks already incurred on the Israeli siege by international activists last month.

“The expedition is organized by Yemeni NGOs and will include the participation of physicians