Un crimen de derechos humanos en Gaza

Atlanta -- El mundo es testigo de un terrible crimen de derechos humanos en Gaza, donde un millón y medio de seres humanos están siendo encarcelados prácticamente sin acceso al mundo exterior por mar, aire o tierra. Toda una población está siendo castigada brutalmente.

Este maltrato burdo de los palestinos en Gaza fue incrementado drásticamente por parte de Israel, con el respaldo de Estados Unidos, después de que los candidatos políticos que representaban a Hamas ganaron una mayoría de escaños en el parlamento de la Autoridad Palestina en 2006. Todos los observadores internacionales unánimemente calificaron la elección de honesta y justa.

Israel y Estados Unidos se negaron a aceptar el derecho de los palestinos a formar un gobierno de unidad con Hamas y Fatah y hoy, después de una lucha interna, sólo Hamas controla Gaza. Cuarenta y uno de los 43 candidatos victoriosos de Hamas que vivían en Cisjordania han sido encarcelados por Israel, además de otros diez que asumieron cargos en el gabinete de coalición de corta vida.

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