If they had such articulate attorneys, how could they not know that the blockade of Hamas/Gaza was legal, the attempt to inspect cargoe going to the blocade was legal -- even on the high seas. There was no terrorism, piracy or violation of international law. If you are attacked with lead pipes, broken glass, knives, baseball bats and several stolen handguns you are fully entitled to defend yourself. The activists' own film shows the true facts of the encounter.
Palestinian girl, 17, arrested in Old City of Jerusalem with knife in her bag (Haaretz)