I don't know much about Australia, but assume if an interlocutor writes as fact things he knows nothing about, he is considered either a liar, or intellectually dishonest. You may have the benefit of the doubt: you chose. Some Gazans have been able to enter Israel for medical treatment. But Human rights orgs say dozens have died in last 18 months waiting for permits to enter Israel. You have no idea what Hamas does with delivered goods. There is no research data available on the subject. Water and sewage pipes cannot be used to make Qassam rockets. That is a lie. The rest is nonsense. Israel forbids entry of building materials, medical equipment, medicines, electrical appliances,spare parts for cars and machines, fabrics,threads, needles, candles, matches, mattresses, sheets, blankets, cutlery, crockery, cups, glasses, musical instruments, books, tea, coffee, sausages,and shoes. Israel allows only 30 to 40 commercial items to enter Gaza compared to 4,000 approved prior to 2006.
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from the article: Rights groups: World has betrayed the citizens of Gaza