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Human rights group that sailed 5 times into port of Gaza.

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By Isabel Hurley

Wednesday March 31 2010

A ship abandoned and arrested in Dundalk last year is to begin a new life as a beacon of hope for the people of Gaza, bringing humanitarian aid to the area.The 42-year-old ship was sold at auction yesterday for €70,000 to the Free Gaza Movement.The German-built MV Linda, formerly owned by the now-defunct company Forestry Shipping of Riga, Latvia, was detained by the High Court at the request of the International Transport Federation (ITF).