This
report documents the impact of the ongoing Israel-imposed siege on Palestinian
civilians, which affects their economic and social conditions. The report
addresses the state of commercial crossings and crossings designated for the
movement of persons. It refutes Israel’s claims that it has eased the closure
of the Gaza Strip, which it has imposed for five consecutive years. The
following are the most significant developments relevant to Gaza’s border
crossings during the reporting period 01 – 31 October 2012:

  

The full report is available online at:

http://www.pchrgaza.org/files/2012/Closure-october-en.pdf