Gazans Want Open Borders, Not Government Handouts

by Benjamin Domenech on 2:25 am March 4, 2009

As top diplomats pledged billions of dollars for war-ravaged Gaza on Monday, ordinary people here – from merchants to housewives – said they’d rather have open borders than handouts. Even some tunnel smugglers who profit from Gaza’s blockaded borders say they’d rather import legally through open crossings than risk Israeli bombing raids and shaft collapses.

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