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Activists protest Gaza closures

ANNIVERSARYEighty-six international activists were allowed to enter Gaza from Egypt via the Rafah crossing, which is the only terminal not controlled by Israel

AFP , EREZ CROSSING, GAZA STRIP

On Dec. 27, 2008, Israel launched a massive offensive against Gaza in a bid to halt Palestinian rocket and mortar fire. Some 1,400 Palestinians and 13 Israelis were killed during the 22-day conflict.

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