Siege not a starvation siege - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Paul Freedman
    • 21.03.10 | 21:06 (IST)

    Given the realities of trans-Egyptian smuggling (not usually condemned as a "siege") and Israeli sanctioned humanitarian aid--notwithstanding that the roster of goods incoming to Gaza could be ramped up given means to prevent Hamas and Islamist infiltrators riding transport on the way back out--this is not currently a "starvation siege" on an "open prison".

    from the article: In Gaza, UN chief calls Israel siege 'unsustainable and wrong'
    First published 16:22 21.03.10 | Last updated 11:00 31.03.10
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