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    • Rae
    • 22.07.10 | 09:58 (IDT)

    Viper is talking about Gaza being Illegally occupied, not Israel...don't be so defensive. He's not saying Israel should not exist. He's under the perception that Israel still occupies Gaza, which, Viper, it does not. However, it "virtually" does through its air, land and sea blockade, thus, oppressing the people that live there. I would like to add that Hamas oppresses those same people for its own gains and I'm sure Egypt loves the tunnels for the money that is flowing to them. In fact, there was a recent article discussing the deflation caused by the goods on the "banned" list being allowed in. It caused a supply surge, which brought down the prices, which was nice for the poor but Hamas and other rich businessmen in Gaza hate it. It also causes the tunnels to be superfluous. "This" is the reason, the blockade should be lifted.

    from the article: Israel launches campaign to halt Lebanon flotilla bound for Gaza
    First published 02:04 22.07.10 | Last updated 02:04 22.07.10
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