Relatives of a US citizen killed in Israel's 2010 storming of the a Turkish-led Gaza-bound flotilla are suing former prime minister Ehud Barak for the raid, in which nine activists died.
Furkan Dogan, a 19-year-old dual Turkish-US citizen, was filming on the flotilla attempting to circumvent Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip when IDF commandos intervened.
He was shot five times aboard the MV Mavi Marmara
, including point blank in the head, according to his lawyers.
Barak was serving as defense minister at the time of the incident.