..but Israel is making no effort at all to ease the siege. Putting pressure on the civilians is how Israel does business and always has. To illustrate, Israel claims Hamas and Hizbollah are terrorists and war criminals because they "target" civilians. Israel has killed many times more civilians and doesn't feel a thing.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
from the article: U.S.: Easing Gaza siege would help counter Goldstone