An Israeli speedboat escorts the Mavi Marmara near the port of Ashdod on May 31, 2010.
On May 31, 2010, Israeli commandos attacked the first Freedom Flotilla in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea, killing nine Turkish citizens, including a teenager with Turkish-US dual citizenship, on board the Turkish-flagged Mavi Marmara and injuring about 50 other people who were part of the team on the six-ship convoy.
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The International Criminal Court says it has launched a preliminary investigation into Israel’s deadly attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla in 2010 to see if war crimes or crimes against humanity had been committed.
“My office will be conducting a preliminary examination in order to establish whether the criteria for opening an investigation…
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