Democracy Now: Israel to Allow First Shipment of Clothes to Gaza in Nearly Three Years

For the first time in almost three years, Israel will soon allow a shipment of clothes and shoes to be delivered to Palestinians living in Gaza. Palestinian officials said ten truckloads are scheduled to arrive on Thursday. Israel has imposed a severe blockade on Gaza since June 2007 in defiance of the international community. Human rights groups have described the blockade as a form of collective punishment.

~ by wheresthemic on March 30, 2010.

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