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Cardiff / Caerdydd, Wales Welcomes Gaza Freedom Flotilla, July 7-10

A big thank you to Cardiff PSC for greeting Handala so warmly and for organizing the numerous meaningful events! Again, it was a delight to be greeted with flags, cheers and Free Palestine chants as we approached and entered the lock on Cardiff’s barrage. Shortly after our arrival we held multiple interviews, including one television

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Waterford meeting

Waterford Ireland – Freedom Flotilla Events July 5, 2023

Despite a change of plans where Handala was not able to stop in Waterford, local Palestinian solidarity friends organized wonderful events. City council member John Hearne led the events; John had been part of the 2011 Freedom Flotilla crew on the Saoirse, one of two boats that had their propellers and pipes leading to their

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Handala on Caledonian Canal

Scotland – Caledonian Canal: Handala Delayed by Broken Bridge – Freedom Flotilla Undeterred in Our Mission

After crossing Loch Ness and reaching partway through the Caledonian Canal, the Freedom Flotilla boat Handala was delayed in the Laggan Locks area due to a broken swing bridge. This restriction required last-minute changes to our itinerary. “We were looking forward to being in Glasgow and meeting locals who stand for Palestinian human rights. We

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