"Freedom flotilla", an international movement whose goal is a breakout of the naval blockade of the Gaza strip.
The Gaza strip – the territory on the Mediterranean sea, to the North-East of the Sinai Peninsula. Along with the West Bank of the Jordan river, the Gaza strip constitutes the State of Palestine. The Gaza strip after the coming to power of Hamas in 2007, is blockaded by Israel and Egypt. Gaza is the most densely populated area in the world, more than 40% of the population, according to the world Bank, is below the poverty line.