Cape Town radio journalist Gadija Davids was on her way to Turkey
this afternoon after she had been involved in the clash between Israeli forces
and a flotilla trying to send aid to Gaza, her mother, Magboeba, has said.
planes to get the detainees. Hopefully she is on her way home.”
following her release from an Israeli prison after Monday’s clash.
who set sail from Turkey with the intention of breaking Israel’s blockade of
Gaza to deliver aid.
hers, the Mavi Marmara, at least nine civilians died in a clash that ensued when
the soldiers rappelled onto the boat from a helicopter.
Nations has adopted a resolution for an independent probe into events.
Africa’s Deputy Minister of International Relations Sue van der Merwe met the
Israeli ambassador in South Africa to ask for Davids’ release.
website says the station came under attack from an international internet
provider address and that they had received hate mail.