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    • zionist forever
    • 23.12.09 | 01:47 (IST)

    In 2005 Israels military occupation of Gaza ended so Israel is not responsible for the well being of the Gazans and even if it were Hamas wouldn't let Israel do anything. Also considering the siege is also being carried out by Egypt who have sealed off Raffah why are they not held responsible for any of this. If Israel closes the front door but it didn't have access to the back door then wouldn't the country that controled the back door be equally as responsible? Israel can say its not going to allow a load of concrete into Gaza through Israel but Egypt can still say they will let it in through their territory but they don't. This siege is about keeping weapons out of Gaza which are used to terrorize the population of Sderot. Hamas, the self declared government of Gaza if they ended the rocket attacks then Israel would end the siege knowing that things like construction materials would be used for construction not smuggling tunnels. The ball is in Hamas court.

    from the article: Rights groups: World has betrayed the citizens of Gaza
    First published 04:19 22.12.09 | Last updated 11:11 22.12.09
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