IDF soldiers were shot on board the ship, and the IHH terrorists shot first. Bullet casings were found that did not match any IDF soldier weapons.
We have photos of some of the guns from one of the passengers' cameras:
And we also have testimony from the soldiers who were shot and who witnessed IHH members with guns.
So even if you want to forget the fact that IHH members prepared knives, iron bars and chains to mercilessly beat and stab soldiers as they rappelled down, remember that they were armed, too. They are in no way "peace activists."
I don't think that this will be mentioned in the Turkish media today as they continue to demonize Israel on this anniversary.
Here are my Mavi Marmara posters: