The women on board the two boats come from the U.S., Norway, South Africa and Malaysia.
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Some 20 women of different nationalities set sail for the Gaza Strip from Barcelona Wednesday evening, in the latest attempt to break a crippling blockade imposed by Israel.The blockade also severely restricts the movement of 1.9 million Palestinians living in Gaza.The flotilla that set sail from Barcelona, called "Women's Boat to Gaza," is part of the wider Freedom Flotilla Coalition that consists of pro-Palestinian boats that regularly go to Gaza from all over the world to try and break the blockade.
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