Chronology of Israeli attack on Free Gaza Movement
Members of the Free Gaza Movement organized a flotilla of six ships to deliver aid to Gaza. Two of the boats were waylaid and the rest were intercepted while trying to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza, including the ship Mavi Marmara, nine of whose passengers were killed.
SOURCE: | Gene Thorp and Madonna Lebling/The Washington Post - June 2, 2010
U.S. warned Israel before raid Article | The Obama administration said Wednesday that it had warned Israel's government repeatedly to use "caution and restraint" with half a dozen aid boats bound for the Gaza Strip before Israeli commandos raided the flotilla this week in an operation that killed nine people.