The Israeli navy boarded a ship attempting to break the sea blockade of Gaza on Saturday, and planned to take the passengers into custody.
Those aboard the ship were hoping to call attention to the blockade of the Palestinian territory, which has been under an Israeli blockade since 2007.
Vessels attempting to break Israel's blockade of Gaza have sparked controversy -- and violence -- in the past.
In 2010, an Israeli raid on one flotilla ship resulted in the deaths of nine Turkish activists.
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