How many of the more than 1,500,000 residents of Gaza have attacked Israeli areas or positions on or near the Gaza border? There are approximately 25,000 armed Hamas soldiers in Gaza; the percent of fighters in Gaza is less than two percent of the total population. That means that more than 98% of the population in Gaza is suffering for the activities of fewer than two percent. If that is not collective punishment, just what is it?
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