What were Israeli soldiers doing on the ship in the international waters? What would you do if you were attacked by pirates? Grab the first thing you see and attack the pirates, right? This was what activists did. A self-defense. I repeat that the activists were unarmed!
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF chief to Gaza flotilla probe: Raid quickly became 'chaotic'