The Erez checkpoint between the Gaza Strip and Israel, 2006. Uriel Sinai

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

Gazans with life-threatening illnesses are currently fighting Israel to allow them to leave the coastal enclave. An Israeli directive that prevents those with alleged ties to Hamas from leaving the Strip for.../p>

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