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Old 06-14-2010, 10:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Red Cross says what no one dares: Gaza blockade is illegal

Israel needs to find a better way of keeping themselves 'safe'.
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Red Cross: Gaza blockade illegal

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has described Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip as a violation of the Geneva Conventions and called on the Israeli government to lift it.

In a statement released on Monday, the organisation called the blockade "collective punishment", a crime under international law. It described Gaza as a territory plagued by frequent power cuts, a ruined economy, and a collapsed health care system.

"The closure imposed on the Gaza Strip is about to enter its fourth year, choking off any real possibility of economic development," the ICRC said.

"Gazans continue to suffer from unemployment, poverty and warfare, while the quality of Gaza's health care system has reached an all-time low."

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Old 06-14-2010, 10:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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hmmm the red cross makes law?


you're right no one else has said that
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