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FreeGaza Movement

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

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For immediate release

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

When: Wednesday, May 12

Where: Dundalk Docks, 40 Quay Street, Dundalk, Ireland

10:00-11:00 come to the ship and be introduced to the MV Rachel Corrie and the organizers, donors and high profile passengers.

11:00-12:00 We will rename her with a bottle of Palestinian olive oil as a celebration of Palestinian land rights, and international solidarity for justice and peace.

12:00-16:00 Tours of the ship will be available for the media.  Organizers and supporters will be available for interviews

18:00-22:00 Farewell gathering and launch to Gaza of the MV Rachel Corrie

Available for interviews throughout the day are ITF Inspector and Union organizer, Ken Fleming, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Denis Halliday, United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq Matthias Chang, The Perdana Global Peace Organisation from Malaysia , Aengus.O’Snodaigh, Sinn Fein TD, Chris Andrews, FF TC, plus representatives from other partner organizations in the Freedom Flotilla.

Freedom Flotilla partners are  IHH (Turkish human rights organisation), European Campaign to End the Siege of Gaza (ECESG), The Perdana Global Peace Organisation from Malaysia, and the Greek and Swedish Ship to Gaza campaigns and the International  Coalition for Lifting the Siege on Gaza.


Greta Berlin:  00353 851302199

Caoimhe Butterly: 00353 876114 553

Ewa Jasiewicz: 00353 851301216

Fintan Lane: 00353 87 1258325

Niamh Moloughney 00353 857747257