So now the closure was directed mainly at merchandise, rather than at weapons smuggling or stopping terrorists or terrorist leaders. Who in the government said that? If true then the entire justification for the blockade is a fraud and the killing of the flotilla peace activists is unjustified despite the findings of the Turkel Commission.
Bangladesh police arrest six in crackdown on Islamist groups (Reuters)
from the article: Opening of Rafah crossing spells end of Israel's blockade of Gaza