even the un is unable to do anything. not that they ever have before. too many parallels between palestine insecurity and congolese insecurity…



A spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency on Wednesday said that Israel’s long-term economic blockade on the Gaza Strip had a directly negative effect on the functioning of the world body’s efforts.

“This has become a blockade against the United Nations itself,” UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunness said, citing a long list of supplies, including food, that Israel has yet to allow into the coastal territory.

Israel kept its border crossings with the Gaza Strip closed for nearly a week due to a rash of violence that erupted following a deadly Israel Defense Forces raid on Gaza and days of responsive Qassam rockets onto the western Negev.

It allowed some fuel shipments into the territory on Tuesday but food and other humanitarian supplies have yet to be transferred


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