Latest tweet updates from US boat to Gaza and PHOTO 2Jul11 July 2, 2011

After sailing for 33 mins in calm waters,The Audacity of Hope was made to return to port flanked by two zodiacs and one Greek coast guard ship full of commandos. Passengers were prepared for Greek commandos to board, but captain decided to go back after a second Greek coast guard boat arrived with heavily armed forces. The boat is no…w in a Greek port surrounded with bars and barbed wire and is being held by Greek police. Live update from passenger Medea Benjamin http://bit.ly/kUFl5a Media on board boat: CNN, CBS, NYT, The Nation, Democracy Now. Protesters in front of NY Greek consulate are chanting “Hey Greece, don’t kowtow, the Freedom Flotilla must sail now!”

**Urgent Action** Greece is denying the Gaza Flotilla II from sailing. Please call NOW the Embassy of Greece to the US: +1 (202) 939-1300.  Alternatively, email nycons@greekembassy.org


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