Democracy Now: Egyptian Opens Rafah Border Crossing With Gaza

Egypt has re-opened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip, partially ending Israel’s siege on Gaza. Most of Gaza’s 1.5 million residents have been barred from going abroad since the imposition of the blockade in 2007. Meanwhile, rallies are being held in Turkey today marking a year since Israeli troops killed nine Turkish activists aboard a flotilla carrying aid to Gaza.

~ by wheresthemic on May 31, 2011.

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