By in news on Jul 03, 2012 |

On June 11th, the Toronto Law Firm of Jackman Nazami and associates filed a letter on behalf of the Canadian Boat to Gaza Steering committee, requesting the return of the vessel, Tahrir, and its cargo that was illegally seized on international waters last November.The Gaza blockade blocks materials and goods from reaching 1.6 million Palestinian civilians living in the Gaza strip,

Western University Professor and Steering committee member, David Heap, talked to CHRW about the letter and why it was sent, and the seizing of the vessel last November by Israeli Navy members. Two Greek ships from the 2010 Freedom Flotilla  were released by Israel earlier this month.


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