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Israeli Document: Gaza Blockade a Form of “Economic Warfare”

HeadlineJun 10, 2010

The McClatchy Newspapers has obtained an Israeli government document that describes the blockade of Gaza not as a security measure but as a form of “economic warfare.” Sari Bashi, the director of the Israeli group Gisha, said the documents prove that Israel isn’t imposing its blockade for its stated reasons, but rather as collective punishment for the Palestinian population of Gaza.

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