Argument: Israel devastated Gaza in 2008, blockade prevents reconstruction

Issue Report: Israeli blockade of Gaza


“Human Rights Watch slams Gaza blockade” Big News Network. June 8th, 2010: “Israel’s comprehensive blockade of the Gaza Strip […] has prevented significant reconstruction, including in areas where Human Rights Watch has documented destruction. Israel has allowed imports of cement for several repair projects, but United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted in late March that these were ‘a drop in a bucket’ compared to housing needs.”