Participants on board include a Swedish parliamentarian, a Spanish parliamentarian (who was a former actress), a political advisor to Israel's Knesset and our very own Ann Wright. Ann is a former diplomat with the US State Department.
You can read more about the women participants here. Zaytouna-Oliva's next European port of call is Messina, Italy. She will have new particpants on board so stay tuned.
Campaign to Fund Replacement for Amal-Hope
Amal-Hope had to return to Barcelona, Spain following mechanical difficulties. She will be unable to continue her journey so a crowdsource campaign has been launched to fund a replacement.
The site also includes a short video from women in Gaza welcoming the WBG to their shores.
55 EU Parliamentarians request safe passage for the Women's Boat to Gaza.
The letter to the High Minister for Foreign Affairs also asks the EU to pressure Israel to end its blockade on Gaza.