A picture showing several of the ships taking part in the Palestine Freedom Flotilla campaign as they near a port in Palermo, Sicily, on July 17, 2018. (Photo by freedomflotilla.org)
London Chapter co-chair David Heap is in Palermo, Italy as part of a pro-refugee protest. While there he and others have rallied in support of global activists currently making final preparations for this year's Freedom Flotilla, which leaves from Palermo on Thursday.
In an interview with Press TV David explained, "The freedom flotilla is a grassroots, multinational movement to challenge the illegal inhumane blockade of Gaza, and to reach the conscience of the world that the governments are complicit with the blockade move..., because it is with the complicity of the Western governments that the blockade continues."