the soldiers were defending themselves against a mob - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 06.06.10 | 20:35 (IDT)

    FACT: the soldiers didn't go aboard intending to harm anybody their primary weapon was a paintball gun the only real guns they had were pistols as a last resort weapon. FACT: the soldiers were lynched when the boarded the ship by men armed with metal bars & knives and 2 soldiers had their pistols stolen. FACT : it doesn't matter why the fight broke out the soldiers were attacked and as a result they had the right to defend themselves. So the soldiers were perfectly entitled to shoot in self defense. FACT: providing its handled right and not it would probably benefit Israel to agree to some kind of inquiry without it we will get another Goldstone shambles where we didn't cooperate and try to put our own case forward so we were judged without Israel putting across its's side of the story properly.

    from the article: Israel Navy reserves officers: Allow external Gaza flotilla probe
    First published 20:04 06.06.10 | Last updated 20:04 06.06.10
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