State: 2005 data shows fuel cuts would not cause Gaza crisis

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 19, 2007 21:32

 
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The state on Monday supplied the High Court of Justice with the data on which it has based its claim that planned fuel cuts to the Gaza Strip will not lead to a humanitarian crisis, Army Radio reported. The fuel cuts are intended as a response to Kassam attacks from Gaza. The state said that according to the data, the planned fuel cuts would not hinder the operation of Gaza's essential facilities. However, it noted that the data it was using dated from 2005, since Israel was no longer in control of the Gaza Strip. The Gisha Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, whose petition against the state's plan has lead to the current High Court discussions, responded by saying that the state's use of two-year-old data invalidated its claims.

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