Bahrain Aid Flotilla

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The Bahrain Aid Flotilla was an effort to show solidarity with the people of Bahrain during the Bahraini uprising.[1]

The flotilla was announced on May 10, 2011.[1] Organizers stated their intention of commemorating poet Ayat al-ghermezi.[2][3] Mehdi Eghrarian, leader of the Iranian Association of Islamic Revolution Followers, announced that the flotilla would depart the Persian Gulf seaport of Bushehr on May 16.[4] Other Iranian news reports stated that the convoy would sail on may 14 and that organizers welcomed "university and seminary students, and Muslims from other countries," to join them.[5]