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Press release December 8, 2014
Press release Today (August 31) an Israeli court issued a verdict in the case by Ship to Gaza Sweden against the Israeli government, regarding the rights to S/V Estelle. The verdict is all in favour of Ship to Gaza’s complaint. It was when Ship to Gaza started the case with a demand to have the Estelle back, that the Israeli state replied with a demand to instead have the ship confiscated.
Press release Responding to the Israeli aggression and the  complicity of world governments 
News Civil society organizations and public figures are calling on the world to demand the opening of the Rafah crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt.
Press release The Freedom Flotilla Coalition Condemns Israeli Attacks on Gaza, Ongoing Blockade, and International Complicity
News It is with sorrow and outrage that we announce that Gaza’s Ark was totally destroyed by a direct hit from the Israeli Occupation Forces at 2:00 AM local time on Friday, July 11th.  It caught fire as result of the hit and was damaged beyond repair. In the context of all the death and destruction caused by Israel, the material damage to our project pales in significance.
News Israel har fired warning missiles at the El-Wafa hospital in Gaza,
News During an attack on the port of Gaza, the area came under fire from the Israeli Occupation forces. At about 2:00 am local time Gaza’s Ark caught fire.
Press release A Swedish prosecutor, Henrik Attorps, has announced that he will open an investigation concerning actions by the Israeli military towards Swedish citizens and activists, in international waters, during the Freedom Flotillas to Gaza in 2010 and 2012.
Gaza's Ark
Press release At 3:45 AM Gaza time on April 29th, the night guard on board Gaza's Ark received a call to leave the boat because it was going to be attacked.The guard left, but when nothing happened, he returned after 5 minutes. A few minutes later, a large explosion rocked the boat causing extensive damage. 
News Charlie Andreasson who in 2012 was a sailor on Ship to Gaza Sweden’s cargo schooner S/V Estelle, has now returned to the Gaza Strip. He will remain there to launch the Gaza’s Ark, to break the illegal blockade from within.
News This evening Swedish musicians will perform with the project Gaza Singing for Peace. The performance takes place at seven o’clock at the Hotel Almat’haf Gaza Palestine.
Press release On Tuesday November 19th, at 10 am, Ship to Gaza and 19 injured persons will file a police report on four high-ranking Israeli officers. The report will be filed at the central Stockholm police station on Kungsholmsgatan 43.
Press release  It has been a year since the hijacking of Ship to Gaza Sweden’s sailing ship S/V Estelle. The hijacking took place in international waters, 38 nautical miles off the coast of the Gaza strip.
News The British aid organisation Oxfam has published a report about the situation in Gaza during September. Oxfam states that:

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