Eiland commission releases 'Mavi Marmara' video timeline

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 15, 2010 16:42

The Eiland commission's inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the Mavi Marmara raid on May 31 has released two videos presenting a timeline of the important events that occured during the boarding operation on Thursday.

The videos, available on the IDF Spokesperson's website also describe the various ships in the flotilla and the courses of their attempted journey to the Gaza Strip.  Also included in the videos are the details and extent of Israel's response with ships and aircraft, as well as a temporary detainment center for the ships’ passengers.

Outlines of the orders given to the IDF soldiers boarding the flotilla ships are also given in the videos, including the policy of using gradual force, and using live weapons only in life threatening scenarios.


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