Who Keeps the Boats Afloat

Inspired by a New York Times photo by Nadia Shira Cohen

The United States boat The Audacity of Hope, docked in Athens on Friday, tried to sail to Gaza as part of a protest flotilla. Greece turned the boat back.

Greece Jails U.S. Captain in Gaza Flotilla

A judge contended that the boat, The Audacity of Hope, was not carrying proper safety equipment and charged the captain, John Klusmire, with “disturbing sea traffic and endangering passengers,” a felony, and with disobeying an official directive, a misdemeanor, said Ann Wright, an organizer.

 

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