- Jul 6, 2010
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A small group of Jewish activists, including an 82-year-old Holocaust survivor and a former Israeli soldier, have vowed to defy Israel's blockade of Gaza after setting sail from northern Cyprus on Sunday afternoon
France24 - Jewish activists set sail to defy Gaza blockadeReuven Moskovitz, an 82-year-old passenger who survived the Nazi Holocaust, told AFP he felt duty-bound to attempt the voyage, which is expected to take around 36 hours.
"It is a sacred duty for me, as a (Holocaust) survivor, to protest against the persecution, the oppression and the imprisonment of so many people in Gaza, including more than 800,000 children," Moskovitz said.