of activists protecting themselves from armed commando's attempting to pirate their ship in international waters. The activists on the rachel corrie are advised to show their hands so they can prove, absolutely, that they are being assaulted without doing anything. A day outside a bomb shelter in Israel is better than being completely unprotected from mortar, air strikes and white phosphorous in Gaza. Which would you choose?
from the article: Activists: We have funding for another larger Gaza flotilla