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Press release Today, Saturday July 21, the Ship to Gaza schooner S/V Estelle will sail from Malmö to Helsingborg and is estimated to arrive sometime in the afternoon.Present on board are, among others, Hillevi Larsson, member of the Swedish parliament (S); Carina Nilsson, local government commissioner (S) and responsible for health and social care in Malmö; Sören Sommelius, journalist and former head of the
News On July 20 the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Richard Falk condemned Israel’s use of solitary confinement against Palestinian children, and urged the Israeli Government to treat such detainees in accordance with international human rights laws.
Press release Ship to Gaza’s ship, the S/V Estelle, will be putting into Malmö harbour this evening, Wednesday 18 July. The exact arrival time is difficult to predict but is likely to be sometime between 5 and 7 p.m. The Estelle is going to be berthed at Klaffbron outside the Stadsarkivet.
News On Sunday 15 July 2012, a delegation of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) testified before the UN Special Committee to Investigate into Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories.
News The construction sector in Gaza has a positive trend at the moment. The cement coming from smuggling tunnels makes it possible to build high rise building. The construction sector is the only part of the Gaza economy which is improving.
Press release On Friday evening at 8.11 pm local time the S/V Estelle hoisted anchor and left Stadsgårdskajen and 
News Residents of the Gaza Strip will be able to begin visiting relatives held in Israeli prisons fr
News Stress-related and mental health disorders are on the increase in the Gaza Strip, brought on by loss of jobs and dignity, and lack of freedom under Israel's blockade Guardian 12/7
News Relations between Israel and UNESCO have reached a new low following the organization's inauguration of a Chair in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Sciences at the Islamic University of Gaza
Press release When Ship to Gaza’s S/V Estelle put into Stockholm on Monday morning, she had a tenth of her voyage to Gaza behind her. The voyage began just two weeks ago in Umeå, calling at Nyköping and Visby on the way.
News A rich programme of events is expecting when Ship to Gazas sailing vessel M/S Estelle arrives in Holmsund, the harbour of Umeå in the north of Sweden. Thursday May 31 marks the second anniversary of the violent Israeli commando-attack on the first Freedom Flotilla. Nine people were killed, one is still in a coma, and around 50 were injured.
News At a press conference on April 4th, 11 a.m. in Läntinen Rantakatu 67, Turku, Finland, Ship to Gaza–Sweden’s spokesperson Dror Feiler, will announce the purchase of the Finnish sailboat, Estelle. The ship has been in the possession and care of Eestaas Ltd since 1985, and been used for fair trade and sea voyages between Northern Europe and Africa.
News FREEDOM FLOTILLA II PRESS STATEMENT Sunday, 4 September 2011 For immediate release Palmer/Uribe Report Whitewashes Israeli Crimes
Press release The Swedish-Norwegian-Greek and Sierra Leoen-flagged pleasure-boat “Juliano” has been prohibited, by the Greek coast guard, to leave the harbour in Heraklion, where it stopped to refill fuel. The coast watching showed a document (copy of a fax) which stated that Sierra Leone has withdrawn its flag from “Juliano”.
News In an email dated 5 July, the Swiss company Interbulk has notified Ship to Gaza that it will not go through with its sale of 25,200 Euro worth of cement, for which it has already signed a contract and received payment.