Rafati: Israel’s closure of Karam Abu Salem crossing causes huge losses

[ PIC 13/04/2013 – 02:07 PM ]

images_News_2013_04_13_ala-0_300_0[1]GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of economy in Gaza Ala Al-Rafati said that Israel’s closure of Karam Abu Salem crossing in southern Gaza causes direct losses amounting to half a million dollars every day.

In a statement to the Palestinian information center (PIC), Rafati explained that the indirect losses are double the direct losses as a result of the closure of Karam Abu Salem crossing

He added that the Palestinian businessmen and contractors also fail to conduct their transactions on time due to the delayed delivery of their shipments of goods, which are stranded at the Israeli side of the crossing.

He noted that the crossing was closed before all types of goods, affirming that it was not the first time the Israeli regime closed this crossing.

The minister stressed that the Palestinians in Gaza meet their needs through the tunnels in Rafah area and cannot depend on the Israeli-controlled crossings, which are closed repeatedly.

For its part, the popular committee against the siege said that the Israeli regime has been closing Karam Abu Salem crossing for the sixth day because its opening for four hours on Friday was not enough.

The committee stated in a press release on Saturday that the Israeli regime allowed into Gaza only 130 trucks out of 1,300 still stranded at the crossing.

Head of the committee Jamal Al-Khudari described Israel’s policy to close Karam Abu Salem crossing repeatedly for long days as very detrimental to the Palestinian economy in Gaza.

Khudari expressed his belief that Israel tries to mislead the international community when it opens Karam Abu Salem crossing for a few days, asserting that his committee sent a letter to the Red Cross to urge it to assume its role in exposing Israel’s inhumane blockade on Gaza.
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Martyred By Israeli Occupation Attacks

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May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ ala grant the Shuhada Jannatul Firdaus, and ease it for their families, loved ones and anyone around them. Allahumma Ameen ya Rabbil Alameen. ‘ Inna Lillahi wa ‘ Inna ‘ Ilayhi Raji’un, Allahu Akbar

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* The list of shuhada does not display, the numerous victims of the zionist occupation which are undocumented by media. Nor it displays the victims of the “silent onslaught” due to restrictions of movement, ability to go to hospitals for treatment or life saving surgery, due to lack of medication because of the blockades and so on. For example: The Slow Motion Genocide by the Siege on Gaza only, killed 600 patients since Gaza got under Israeli Siege.

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Neither does this list, display the avoidable mortality. A clear and statistical factual evidence, about the number of deaths due to indecent ruling by occupation forces. For even an occupier has obligations under International Laws, Geneva Convention and the Hague regulations, which it is neglecting. These circumstances, together with deliberate policies of the occupier to neglect and even deny every basic human right, severes avoidable mortality which is totally silenced by media or reporting organisations. While in the Holocaust, 1 on 6 Jewish people directly died of deliberate neglect, so if we believe the facts over 1 million due to avoidable mortality, neither should these same circumstances be ignores which are ongoing in Palestine. For this report displays a avoidable morality of at least 0,5 million Palestinians.

How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties and violations of Human Rights, Regulations and International Law will be needed to intervene so this ongoing warcrime is being stopped once and for all.





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