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August 9, 2016 6:23 am

Swedish Group ‘Ship to Gaza’ Demands Israel Repair Boat

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The Israeli Supreme Court ruled that the ship to Gaza, "Estelle," which sailed to in protest against the Gaza blockade in 2012. must be immediately returned. Photo: Screenshot from Ship to Gaza via YouTube.

The Swedish ship “Estelle.” Photo: Screenshot from Ship to Gaza via YouTube.

JNS.org – The Swedish organization, Ship to Gaza, on Monday said it will demand that Israel repair the ship “Estelle,” following the Israeli Supreme Court’s ruling that Israel immediately return the craft, which the IDF had seized in 2012 for attempting to break through the blockade of Gaza.

The Israeli court also ordered that the state compensate Ship to Gaza’s court costs of NIS 40,000 ($10,500).

Ship to Gaza said in a statement that it is planning another “action to break and abolish the devastating blockade of Gaza” in September with its partner, the organization Freedom Flotilla.

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