Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Gaza: a disturbing dispatch from a no-go area

As the BBC's Alan Johnston remains missing after 40 days, the descent into lawlessness in the Palestinian territory has ominous undercurrents.
By Donald Macintyre in Gaza City
Published: 21 April 2007
Foreigners are mainly staying away from Gaza these days. Only a handful of international UN staff are based there now, their movements heavily restricted by the use of armoured convoys and armed Palestinian security escorts.

1 comment:

William said...

This is really disturbing - and sadly it reflects reality. Gaza is becoming a no go area for foreign journalists. The NCF intends to send an International Media Council delegation to Gaza in the next few days.