report documents the impact of the ongoing Israeli-imposed siege on Palestinian
civilians, an imposition which affects their economic and social conditions.
The report addresses the state of commercial crossings and crossings designated
for the movement of persons in an out of Gaza. It refutes Israel’s claims that
it has recently eased the five year closure of the Gaza Strip The following are
the most significant developments relevant to Gaza’s border crossings during
the reporting period 1 – 28 February 2013: