report documents the impact of the ongoing Israeli-imposed closure on the
Palestinian civilians, which affected 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 the Israeli claims on the alleged easing of the closure that
has been imposed for five consecutive years. The following facts are the most significant
developments with regard to Gaza’s
border crossings during the reporting period (01 -29 February 2012):