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All-Female Crew of Pro-Palestinian Activists Attempt to Break Israel’s Naval Blockade of Gaza

Col. Ann Wright, a former U.S. diplomat, was one of the women on board the yacht seized by Israeli military forces for breaching the blockade.
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