This
report documents the impact of the on-going Israeli imposed siege on Palestinian
civilians, which affects their economic and social life during the reporting
period. The report addresses the state of the commercial crossings and
crossings concerning the movement of persons during the reporting period. The
report refutes Israel’s claims on the alleged easing of the closure that has
been imposed for 5 consecutive years. The following facts are the most
significant developments with regard to Gaza’s border crossings during the
reporting period (01 -31May 2012):

The full report is available online at:

http://www.pchrgaza.org/files/2012/Closure%20report%20May.pdf