Definition of Occupation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Palestinian Brit
    • 18.01.10 | 15:17 (IST)

    So many times I read that Israel is no longer occupying Gaza. Why then.... 1. Is Israel able to control every single item going in and out of Gaza, including food and medication, childrens' books and educational materials etc etc. 2. Does Israel have total control of every border, air and sea space. 3. Does Israel have total control of the passage of all people in and out of Gaza - including the crossing with Egypt, which we all know is also controlled by Israel. 4. Does Israel even control the passage of patients in and out for medical treatment which is not available in Gaza. 5. Does Israel refuse to allow medical personell to leave Gaza for vital training to deal with the ghastly injuries inflicted on the civilian population by the IDF. I don't quite know what other definition of occupation there might be!

    from the article: Israel's compassion in Haiti can't hide our ugly face in Gaza
    First published 01:09 18.01.10 | Last updated 09:26 18.01.10
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