World Health Organization WHO expressed its concerns about the consequences of the Palestinian internal political fragmentation; the socioeconomic decline; military actions; and the physical, psychological and economic isolation on the health of the population in Gaza. Israel claims the blockade is necessary to prevent the smuggling of weapons into Gaza. A Hamas official said the Gaza-ruling group had significantly tightened security throughout the Strip — a development confirmed by journalists and NGO workers in the coastal enclave. A military court in the Gaza Strip has sentenced six Palestinians to death for allegedly collaborating with Israel. The Times of Israel. Israel did not allow them to return to their former homes or to receive compensation for their loss of property.
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Retrieved from " https: Gaza 14 Nov Retrieved 21 July Ma'alim fi al-Tariq "Milestones" Qutb GDP - composition, by end use:. According to Human Rights Watchthe Hamas-controlled government stepped up its efforts to "Islamize" Gaza inefforts it says included the "repression of civil society" and "severe violations of personal freedom.