I have read that Israel perpetrated immense gratuitous destruction on the infrastructure of Gaza. Hospitals, homes, schools, crops, all destroyed. But not just that the crops were destroyed, the very land was rendered somehow unfertile so that crops could not be grown on it in the future. Is this why Gaza must be kept closed? So that the international community can not go and see the inhumanity of what Israel did in Gaza.
Court rejects plea bargain from former PM Olmert, adding one month to jail sentence (Haaretz)
from the article: Here's how Israel can help delegitimize itself