Our New Zealand representative on the international Women’s Boats to Gaza, Green Party MP Marama Davidson, celebrates the arrival of the second flotilla boat, as she docks alongside her sister craft, the Zaytouna-Oliva, in Messina, Sicily earlier today.
Women’s Boat to Gaza press release, Messina, Sicily, 26 September 2016
There is adage that says “Hope springs eternal.” This was personified today when the Amal-Hope II entered Messina port to join her sister Zaytouna-Oliva.
According to Zohar Chamberlain-Regev, a boat leader for the Messina-Gaza leg, “while Amal-Hope II showed up fashionably late, she is fully ready to join us on our next leg of the journey.” Ann Wright, who is the other boat leader, said that she was incredibly moved by the generous outpouring of help in the purchase of this second boat. “We are all incredibly grateful and know that this second boat is important to help with our security…
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