The Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt has been shut since October 2014.
What Gaza really needs is to be welcomed back into the world.
Israel enjoys tighter control over Palestinians in Gaza than ever before.
A ceasefire is not enough. It will not end the suffering. It will only move us from the horror of death by bombardment to the horror of death by slow strangulation.
Because of Gaza closure, Ramsis Kilani was unable to bury the seven members of his family killed in Israeli airstrike.
Palestinians remain trapped by Israel and Egypt as the bombing continues.
Frustrated aid workers stranded at border as Egypt keeps Gaza crossing closed.
Only 36 medical patients were allowed through Rafah crossing in February.
Unlike the Rafah crossing, other borders have been opened since the Cairo coup earlier this year.
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