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Palestinians wave national flags during a protest against the blockade on Gaza, at the seaport of Gaza City

Palestinians wave national flags during a protest against the blockade on Gaza, at the seaport of Gaza City December 2, 2013. Israel imposed a blockade on Gaza in 2007 after Islamist group Hamas seized control of the territory in a brief civil war with Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Gazans protest at sea over Israeli naval blockade

Hundreds of Palestinian youth activists sailed from the shores of the Gaza Strip on Monday to protest at Israel's restrictions on fishing in the seas off the Islamist-ruled enclave.



Palestinian fishermen say they cannot meet demand in Gaza due to Israel's naval blockade on the territory and limit of six nautical miles in which they can take out their boats off shore. (Reuters)

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