Monday, March 20, 2006

No bread in Gaza

It's getting grimmer by the day in Gaza (source). Perhaps this is what Dov Weisglass meant he said Palestinians should be "put on a diet" after Hamas' parliamentary victory in January.

All of the bakeries in the Gaza Strip are closed. Dependent on imports of flour, the 1.2 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, the most crowded place on earth in terms of population to land area, are now facing an unprecedented food crisis due to Israeli closures that have prevented the import of the grain.

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