"Since 2007, most of the approximately 1.5 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have suffered gravely from an intensified land, air and sea blockade imposed by Israel [...] deemed illegal by the United Nations. [...] After more than two decades of tight sanctions and even though Israel eased the restrictions on non-military goods in 2010, the blockade continues to take a heavy toll on Gaza's civilian population, with many essential and basic goods banned from being exported or imported. This has led to rampant poverty and a massive unemployment rate in Gaza"
05 June 2012
Gaza Lives On ~ Life and Hope Amidst Blockade
Al Jazeera World spotlights Gaza Lives On...