News and views from an Israeli girl
She admitted that the flotilla was meant to provoke Israel:
Dr. Shapira also questioned the IDF's version of the events, which said no humanitarian aid was found aboard the Estelle.
"If that's what they say, they should show us the film so we can see for ourselves that there wasn’t any (humanitarian) equipment on the ship. I believe Yonatan, who told me that there were medicines and toys."
As for the sail being a move meant to provoke an Israeli response, she said: "This was a provocation meant to raise awareness. They assumed they wouldn't be able to get to Gaza. As long as it's smart provocation – a nonviolent one – I'm proud of it." Read more.