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June 6, 2011 10:11 am

Hamas Enforcing “Gaza Blockade”

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The Associated Press reported that Hamas has closed the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt, reinstating a four year blockade that Israel had imposed since the militant group captured control in a bloody battle, back in 2007. The blockade had just been lifted when Egypt opened the border, only one week ago.

Hamas says the move is in protest of repeated crossing delays, and what it called Egyptian “mechanism” at the crossing.

However the move seems to prove Israel’s claim, that there is no “Humanitarian Crisis” in Gaza, one commenter on the HuffingtonPost went so far as to say, “either the reported humanitarian crisis in Gaza is a fake, or at least not severe enough to prevent this self-imposing isolation, or the Hamas government is willing to endanger its own citizens to gain some political points. Probably both.”

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