|[ 19/05/2011 - 04:07 PM ]|
VIENNA, (PIC)-- Friends of humanity international called on the military Council and the government in Egypt to fulfill their pledges to break the siege on the Gaza Strip, open the Rafah border crossing and release Palestinian prisoners.
Friends of humanity said the population of Gaza has been exposed for 63 months to unjustified blockade and still cannot live normally.
The organization also called for releasing all Palestinian prisoners from Egypt's jails and enabling them to return to their homes.
It confirmed that the serious restrictions imposed on entry and exit of people and goods from the Gaza Strip violate the principles of humanitarian law, which prohibits mass punishment.