, occupied West Bank (IPS
) - Twenty-one international peace activists were seized by Israeli naval frigates in international waters Tuesday as their boat The Spirit of Humanity
tried to carry humanitarian aid to Gaza. The activists, including former US
Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney and Irish Nobel Peace laureate Mairead Maguire, and nationals from 11 other countries were part of the Free Gaza Movement (FGM
) efforts to break Israel’s naval and border blockade of Gaza.