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Activist ship steams on towards Gaza

The Rachel Corrie activist ship kept its course for a Saturday arrival in Gaza — or confrontation — as world anger simmered over Israel’s deadly raid on an earlier blockade-busting bid. “We are around 150 miles from Gaza, continuing at a steady pace, and hope to arrive on Saturday morning,”…

Irish aid boat heads for Gaza, crew ‘won’t resist arrest’

DUBLIN, Jun 03, 2010 (AFP) – An Irish aid boat is steaming towards Gaza where it hopes to deliver vital supplies at the weekend, but those on board will not resist arrest by Israeli forces, organizers said Thursday. The MV Rachel Corrie — carrying 15 people including a Nobel Prize…

Irish aid vessel still sailing for Gaza, ‘most serious consequences’ promised if passengers harmed

Irish humanitarian aid ship the MV Rachel Corrie is still sailing for Gaza, in spite of Israel’s recent, devastating attack on other vessels in the Gaza aid flotilla, resulting in at least nine dead activists and hundreds of prisoners. The ship, named after 23-year-old U.S. peace activist Rachel Corrie —…

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