Fatah may partake in upcoming Gaza flotilla, senior official says

21.04.2011                      17.Nisan, 5771                      Chel Hamo'ed 1; Tag 2 des Omer

Gaza-Flottille II:

Fatah may partake in upcoming Gaza flotilla, senior official says

Nabil Sha'ath, the factions head of foreign relations, says Fatah officials do not require either the permission of Israel or Hamas before arriving at the blockaded Strip.

Senior Fatah officials will be allowed to take part in a planned aid flotilla to the Gaza Strip, a senior faction official said on Thursday, departing from the party's previous policy of only supporting Gaza initiatives from afar.

The Free Gaza Movement, a pro-Palestinian activist umbrella group, has said it was planning to launch a 15-ship aid flotilla in late May bearing international passengers including Europeans and Americans….