FLOTILLA

UN rights probe into Gaza flotilla incident rebukes Israel for ‘unnecessary’ violence

Israel demonstrated “totally unnecessary violence” during its interception of the Gaza-bound flotilla on 31 May, the head of the fact-finding mission appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council said today.

Israeli action against Gaza flotilla ‘unlawful’ – UN Human Rights Council panel

Israeli forces violated human rights and international humanitarian law during the 31 May incident involving a convoy of aid ships bound for Gaza, the United Nations Human Rights Council’s international, independent fact-finding mission has concluded.

UN panel of inquiry into Gaza flotilla incident sends initial reports to Ban

The Secretary-General’s panel of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla incident on 31 May has told Ban Ki-moon it has the means available to it to respond to the high international concern that has been expressed concerning the incident, his spokesperson said today.

UN Human Rights Council mission on flotilla incident concludes visit to Turkey

The United Nations Human Rights Council’s international, independent fact-finding mission of high-level experts inquiring into the Gaza flotilla incident on 31 May has wrapped up a week-long visit to Turkey.

UN Human Rights Council mission on flotilla incident departs for Turkey, Jordan

The United Nations Human Rights Council’s international independent fact-finding mission of high-level experts looking into the Gaza flotilla incident on 31 May is visiting Turkey and Jordan to interview witnesses and government officials, it was announced today.

UN panel of inquiry into Gaza flotilla incident maps out plans for conducting its work

Members of the Secretary-General’s panel of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla incident on 31 May will meet again early next month after starting discussions this week on how they will carry out their work.

Ban meets with members of panel of inquiry into Gaza flotilla incident

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with the four-member panel of inquiry into the May Gaza flotilla incident as they sat down to map out how they will conduct their work.

Security Council welcomes UN panel of inquiry into Gaza flotilla incident

The Security Council today welcomed the establishment of a United Nations panel of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla incident earlier this year.

UN chief announces panel of inquiry into Gaza flotilla incident

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the launch of a panel of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla incident on 31 May.