Friday, March 7, 2008

'Gaza: A humanitarian implosion'

A report from eight UK human rights' organizations says situation in Gaza worst since 1967

By Carlo Basilone ∙ The Real News Network ∙ March 6, 2008

"Eighty percent of the people here are depending on handouts of food from the United Nations. They've no other way to survive unless they get these handouts of food, because the economy has completely collapsed. And they've been stripped of their dignity, so they're left in a most miserable and desperate situation. And this report gives clear evidence of just how bad the situation is." –John Jing, UNRWA

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