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The Blockade on Gaza
Hamas is demandingits to reopen the
crossings with Israel and Egypt
An airport and a seaport
Quick Facts 2005
• September, Israel Left Gaza, the Palestinian Authority
have been given Independence in Gaza
• November,...
Pictures from Gaza in 2005
Pictures from Gaza in 2005
Pictures from Gaza in 2005
Gaza Independent City-State
• Yasser Arafat International Airport opend in 1998, with
capacity of 700,000 passengers per y...
Gaza Independent City-State
• Rafah Border Crossing on the international border
between Egypt and the Gaza Strip opened in...
Why Rocket Israel?
• Self defense? NO
– Israel left Gaza and has no wish to return
• They have claims for israel in Gaza? ...
Funding Gaza
• The Palestinians receive one of the highest levels of
aid in the world from:
– Arab Nations
– European Unio...
What did Hamas do with the money?
Dig attack Tunnels into Israel
Purchase ammunition, missiles and
mortars
What did it do to Israel?
Since 2001, more than 15,000 rockets and mortars
Their main effect is Teror
Self Creation Blockade
• Repeated terrorist attacks on the border crossings
– Karni Crossing shutdown
– Kerem Shalom, pass...
?What did it do to Gaza
Conclusion
• If Hamas had not been shooting rockets and digging
tunnels into Israel, there would be an airport a
seaport a...
Help
Will somebody please help
the people of Gaza
They need real leadership
that will love them and their children
bring t...
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The blockade on gaza

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Hamas is demandingits to reopen the
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An airport and a seaport

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The blockade on gaza

  1. 1. The Blockade on Gaza Hamas is demandingits to reopen the crossings with Israel and Egypt An airport and a seaport
  2. 2. Quick Facts 2005 • September, Israel Left Gaza, the Palestinian Authority have been given Independence in Gaza • November, an "Agreement on Movement and Access” – ‘Rafa crossing’ with Egypt was opened, people were permitted to cross in and out – ‘Kerem Shalom’ Crossing and ‘Karni Crossing’ with Israel have been open for trucks and Goods
  3. 3. Pictures from Gaza in 2005
  4. 4. Pictures from Gaza in 2005
  5. 5. Pictures from Gaza in 2005
  6. 6. Gaza Independent City-State • Yasser Arafat International Airport opend in 1998, with capacity of 700,000 passengers per year • Karni Crossing opened in 1994, for export and import goods by palastinien merchants, capacity to facilitate the transfer of 800 truckloads of goods per day in both directions.
  7. 7. Gaza Independent City-State • Rafah Border Crossing on the international border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip opened in 1982, the crossing is controlled by Egypt and the Palestinian Authority and monitored by EUBAM (European Union Border Assistance Mission) • Kerem Shalom border crossing is a border crossing on the Gaza Strip – Israel – Egypt border, the rate of traffic is 250 trucks a day into Gaza. • Gaza Seaport plans In 2005, Israel approved Palestinian plans to build a port a few miles south of Gaza City
  8. 8. Why Rocket Israel? • Self defense? NO – Israel left Gaza and has no wish to return • They have claims for israel in Gaza? NO – Gaza is an independent city-state • Return Palestine to its rightful owners? YES – The claim is, the land of Israel belongs to the Palestinians, the people of Israel need to go back to where they came from
  9. 9. Funding Gaza • The Palestinians receive one of the highest levels of aid in the world from: – Arab Nations – European Union – USA – Japan – UN • Total of 30 Billion USD (1993-2012) 1.6 Billion USD per year
  10. 10. What did Hamas do with the money? Dig attack Tunnels into Israel Purchase ammunition, missiles and mortars
  11. 11. What did it do to Israel? Since 2001, more than 15,000 rockets and mortars Their main effect is Teror
  12. 12. Self Creation Blockade • Repeated terrorist attacks on the border crossings – Karni Crossing shutdown – Kerem Shalom, passes only for humanitarian aid – Rafah Border Crossing closed by Egypt • As a result of rockets and mortars attacks – International Airport was destroyed – International Sea port constriction stopped
  13. 13. ?What did it do to Gaza
  14. 14. Conclusion • If Hamas had not been shooting rockets and digging tunnels into Israel, there would be an airport a seaport and all crossings open in Gaza. No one will ever need to invade Gaza or shoot anything at any one in Gaza. • Hamas could have build an utopia inside Gaza, instead of paying for guns, rockets and bombs Just think what they could have done to develop Gaza.
  15. 15. Help Will somebody please help the people of Gaza They need real leadership that will love them and their children bring them peace and prosperity Instead of waste their life on terror and war

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