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Dignity boat leaves Gaza with 8 trapped Palestinians on board

July 2, 2012

Friday, November 14. 2008

GAZA, (PIC)– The European parliamentary delegation that arrived in Gaza Strip aboard the Dignity boat on Saturday left the Strip on Monday afternoon carrying with it eight trapped Palestinians.

The European MPs along with other foreign sympathizers toured the Gaza Strip and got first hand information on the huge damage caused by the Israeli devastating siege.

The delegates were seen off by PA premier Ismail Haneyya, acting PLC speaker Dr. Ahmed Bahar and the head of the Popular Committee Against the Siege MP Jamal Al-Khudari.

The 23 visitors, who included a former British minister, pledged to convey the Gaza suffering to their countries.

The MPs expressed sorrow at the oppressive siege and its consequences but admired Gaza people’s patience despite the occupation, siege and anguish.

Two of the foreign solidarity activists remained in Gaza to coordinate future events and voyages to the Strip while 8 Palestinian patients and stranded students left with the boat.

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