What will happen to all this blocked aid? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael J
    • 29.12.09 | 05:09 (IST)

    "More than 400 members of an international aid convoy to Gaza declared a hunger strike" "to protest Egypt's refusal to allow them entry into the Hamas-ruled territory". If Hamas continues to support terrorism and Egyptian government continues to not allow the convoy through, what will happen to all this aid? As Egypt has 20-30% of it's population under the poverty line (see http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a6/Percent_poverty_world_map.png) why not give this aid to Egypt's poor? I guess that George Galloway might see this as a missed opportunity to offend Israel. Unlike Galloway, there are other people in Egypt on non voluntary hunger strikes.

    from the article: Gaza aid convoy led by George Galloway declares hunger strike
    First published 17:49 28.12.09 | Last updated 03:59 29.12.09
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