Monday, November 17, 2008

Starving 1.4 million people

Under siege: 70% of Gaza blacked out; Israel turns away convoy carrying medicine

There have been rolling blackouts in Gaza since the power station shut down on Thursday.

Israel has sealed its borders with Gaza virtually every day since 4 November, blocking deliveries of food, fuel, and medicine.

The United Nations was forced to suspend a food program serving 750,000 Palestinians on Friday due to the blockade

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