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Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Swansea media coverage of Convoy

Swansea's South Wales Evening Post ran a good article today on the convoy and hunger strike.

In the USA Los Angeles Times the newspaper asks
Are there hidden motives behind blocking of Gaza aid convoy?
Although Egyptian officials insist that the Viva Palestina matter is no more than a regulatory snag, others are starting to see it as part of a systematic attempt to tighten the Israeli siege on Gaza, an ongoing blockade many Egyptians oppose.

A number of newspapers went on to suggest that both the new wall and blocking the convoy are some sort of attempt by Egypt to punish the Palestinian Hamas movement for not brokering a deal for the release of Israeli captive soldier Gilad Shalit, as well as failing to sign a proposed reconciliation with political rivals Fatah...read more
Los Angeles Times

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