The stories read like dispatches from a nightmare: 2 million people
locked inside a land mass the size of Philadelphia, the borders
carefully controlled, the movement of goods and humans severely restricted, and little access to jobs or clean water.
This is the Israeli-created daily reality for the people of the Gaza Strip.
Palestinians gather in front of the gate of Rafah border crossing
between Egypt and Gaza during a protest against the blockade calling for
reopening of the crossing, in the southern Gaza Strip, July 3, 2017. (Reuters / Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)