03.10.2011 06.Cheschwan. 5772 Ta'anit BH"B
Activists from the two-vessel flotilla say did not publicize plans out of fear they would be stopped before leaving port in Turkey.
The "Freedom Waves to Gaza" flotilla organizers kept their latest attempt to set sail to the Gaza Strip under wraps out of concern that they would be stopped again before leaving the port in Turkey.
The activists from the Canadian vessel the "Tahrir," carrying twelve Canadian, American, Australian and Palestinian passengers, and the Irish vessel the "Saoirse," carrying 15 Irish passengers, told Haaretz that preparations were kept low profile until the two-vessel flotilla reached international waters….