report documents the impact of the ongoing Israel-imposed siege on Palestinian
civilians in the Gaza Strip, which affects their economic and social
conditions. The report addresses the state of commercial border crossings and the
border crossings designated for the movement of people. It refutes Israel’s
claims that it has eased the closure on the Gaza Strip, which it has imposed
consecutively for almost six years now. The following are the most significant
developments relevant to Gaza’s border crossings during the reporting period 1 April
2013 to 30 April 2013:


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