Sick and Stuck in the Strip: How Leaving Gaza Became Mission Impossible

Less than 30 years ago, Palestinians could exit and enter the coastal enclave almost as they wished. That all changed in 1991, though, and things have only gotten more difficult since

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The Erez checkpoint between the Gaza Strip and Israel, 2006.
The Erez checkpoint between the Gaza Strip and Israel, 2006.Credit: Uriel Sinai
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Amira Hass

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