and why was there a blockade? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ChanahS
    • 03.04.11 | 11:41 (IDT)

    All Hamas needed to do to get Israel to lift the blockade was to return prisoner Gilad Shalit - who was abducted on the Israeli side of the border in a Hamas tunnel attack soldiers sleeping in a tank. All Hamas has to do is return him to Israel and the blockade will be lifted.

    from the article: Hamas: Goldstone retreat doesn't negate war crimes committed in Gaza
    First published 00:43 03.04.11 | Last updated 00:43 03.04.11
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