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Convoy-in

Late news: the latest Viva Palestina convoy, consisting of 43 vehicles with aid for Gaza and 100 internationals, entered Gaza at the end of October, having set off from the Embankment in London on 18 September.

The convoy was joined by vehicles along the way, and in Turkey met families of those killed in May on the Gaza aid flotilla. In Syria, vehicles carrying aid from North African and Gulf states joined them, swelling the numbers to 400 people in 143 vehicles.

Egypt barred 17 members of the convoy, including former MP George Galloway, but everyone else entered Gaza from Egypt on 21 October.