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 December 2012:


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