Canadian Boat To Challenge Israeli Blockade of Gaza - by John Bonnar
"...Composed of 600 passengers from 40 countries, the Flotilla will include 12 ships plus the Turkish Mavi Marmara which was attacked by Israeli naval forces in the first mission..."
European Campaign Slams Ban Ki-moon Calls Curtailing Gaza Aid
"...Ki-moon has deployed official messages to countries overlooking the Meditarranean Sea that have citizens who will take part in the aid mission, calling on them to use their influence to help stop the ships before they set sail to Gaza.
The International Committee to Break the Gaza Siege has held UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon responsible for the danger ahead of Freedom Flotilla 2, set to deliver aid to Gaza in late June.
In the statement, the committee said the activists are carrying out a 'noble humanitarian task that the UN secretary general should encourage and provide protection rather than try to thwart.."