06.07.2011 04.Tammus, 5771
Gaza flotilla activists occupy Spanish embassy in Greece
Activists demand flotilla be allowed to leave for Gaza; American captain of Gaza flotilla ship released after Saturday arrest.
A group of Gaza flotilla activists occupied the Spanish embassy in Athens on Tuesday, demanding that the Gaza-bound flotilla be allowed to leave Greece for the Gaza Strip.
The 21 Spanish activists intend on sailing on the Spanish boat Guernica, which has been docked on the southern Greek island of Crete for the past few weeks, awaiting an opportunity to sail as part of a flotilla that aims to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza. The activists insist that they will continue to occupy the premises of the embassy until the Spanish government asks Greek authorities to allow them to sail to Gaza….