| International Alert: Drowning Gaza!

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Drowning Gaza ~ Matt Carr’s Infernal Machine.

At the beginning of this month a great  spoof of the Van Damme Volvo advert was posted on Youtube by Palestinians in theGaza Strip In it a group of Palestinians are pushing two cars that have no petrol through the Strip, while one of them talks about the lack of electricity and how he would like to take a shower, before performing a split.

It’s a powerful, imaginative and poignant reminder of the dire situation to which Gaza has been reduced since Israel and Egypt imposed their on-off blockade in 2007.   With the collusion of the ‘international community’ and the Palestinian Authority, these efforts have slowly and inexorably ground away at the living standards of one of the poorest and most densely-populated regions on the planet, forcing its population to depend for its economic survival on smuggling through…

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