Israel and Egypt had complete authority over the strip’s borders, and a security perimeter within Gaza was erected by the Israeli army that blocked entry to some of the best farming areas in the entire strip to ordinary Gazans.
In other words, the occupation NEVER ended!!
Latin America and the Caribbean must continue to try to bridge divides, and to speak objectively on the human rights of the Palestinian people. History will judge us, fate will curse us if we play politics with the issue.
The full address by Senator Peter David, from MEMO’s Palestine and Latin America in the 21st Century Conference 2015.