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KUALA LUMPUR: The boat Zay­tounaOliva, with three crew mem­bers and 10 ac­tivists on board, was de­tained by Is­raeli forces yes­ter­day. Hu­man­i­tar­ian Care Malaysia in a state­ment, has con­firmed the ship and crew mem­bers as well as the ac­tivists, in­clud­ing Malaysia’s sole rep­re­sen­ta­tive, Dr Fauziah Mohd Has­san on board, were de­tained at 2.58pm (8.58pm Malaysia time). “The Zay­touna ship is ex­pected to be towed by the Is­raeli mil­i­tary to the port of Ash­dod,” ac­cord­ing to the state­ment. Fauziah and other del­e­gates par­tic­i­pated in the mis­sion dubbed “Women’s Boat to Gaza” to chal­lenge the Is­raeli block­ade on Gaza af­ter the land routes to the strip were blocked by Is­rael and Egypt. Some of the del­e­gates in­clude those from Tu­nisia, Is­rael and Canada. – Ber­nama

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