The activists are hoping to put a spotlight on the Gaza blockade by provoking another confrontation on the high seas.
A blockade would have rapidly cut off Pakistan from oil supplies.
One of the reasons for the German collapse on the home front was the efficacy of the blockade.
The illegality, viciousness and moral horror of the blockade itself is simply taken for granted.
This includes recent calls for a blockade or a no-fly zone—both of which would be acts of war.
One of the rights of a belligerent nation which a neutral is bound to regard, is the right of blockade.
They've got us cut off by a blockade, to keep us from sending out the harvest.
They affected, however, to believe that there was no blockade, and that there was no need of one now that America was in the war.
Hamp had no way of telling how far back the blockade extended.
We were informed that there was a good deal of illicit or blockade Whiskey as the natives call it, made in these swamps.
blockade block·ade (blŏ-kād')
Intravenous injection of large amounts of colloidal dyes in which the reaction of the reticuloendothelial cells to other influences is temporarily prevented.
Arrest of nerve impulse transmission at autonomic synaptic junctions, autonomic receptor sites, or myoneural junctions through the action of a drug.