"During the past three years I lost all that my father managed to build in 50 years, this is the story of all Gazans." I suspect that was one of the principal goals. Collective punishment for "not voting the right way". So much for believing in democracy and democratically elected governments as continuously espoused and lectured by Australia, Britain, Canada, Europe, USA and others. If you vote for someone we don't like, someone who will forbid actually "resist" us, we will repay you with prolonged punishment. We must be right, for the whole cowardly western world agrees with Israel.
Saudi-backed forces advance on rebel-held province in Yemen (DPA)
from the article: Amira Hass / Easing of siege may have negligible effect on Gaza