Monday, May 31, 2010
Fighting broke out between the activists and the masked Israeli troops, who rappelled on to deck from helicopters before dawn.
A spokesman for the flotilla, Greta Berlin, said she had been told that ten people had been killed and dozens wounded, accusing Israeli troops of indiscriminately shooting at "unarmed civilians". But an Israeli radio station said that between 14 and 16 were dead in a continuing operation. [emphasis added]
A call to action from Caoimhe Butterly of the Free Gaza Movement:
Protesters storm the Israeli embassy in Turkey over this:
Al Jazeera report (also weirdly speaks of "deadly battle"):
If you're in the UK, protest today outside Downing Street at 2pm.