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Former Irish rugby star Hogan sets sail for Gaza

Says activists on peaceful mission should have “nothing to fear” By Brian Fitzpatrick | The Irish Emigrant  | June 21, 2011 Former Irish rugby international Trevor Hogan, who will set sail for Gaza as part of Freedom Flotilla II. A year after Israeli commandos stormed the Freedom Flotilla bound for Gaza, leaving nine peace activists […]

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Rugby stars back Gaza aid flotilla campaign

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Four Irish rugby internationals have given their backing to a second aid flotilla trying to break the Gaza blockade. Six Nations stars Gordon D‘Arcy and Eoin Reddan were urged to support the Irish wing of the campaign which organisers fear faces a second showdown with the Israeli navy in coming weeks. […]

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