Israel Takes Away 44% of Gaza Land … Herds Gazans Into Remaining Area | Global Research:
Already Crowded Gazans Are Now Being Jammed Into a Much Smaller Area
Daily Beast reports (hat tip Wall Street Journal reporter Tom Gara):
This narrow strip of land that used to be called “the Gaza Strip,” already one of the more densely populated places on earth, is growing dramatically smaller. The Israeli military, relentlessly and methodically, is driving people out of the three-kilometer (1.8 mile) buffer zone it says it needs to protect against Hamas rockets and tunnels. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the buffer zone eats up about 44 percent of Gaza’s territory...