The Brit PM calls Gaza 'Prison Camp'

The Brit PM calls Gaza 'Prison Camp'

I am beginning to like this new British Prime Minister everyday. I think his comment that Americans are too hard on BP is rubbish, but other than that Mr. David Cameron is beginning to add freshness to Britain' s voice on the world's stage. Yesterday, Tuesday, Mr. Cameron looked at the situation in Gaza and gave a blunt and honest assessment. He called Gaza a "prison camp". This sort of truth speaking is rare from a major Western leader about the undersiege Palestinian territory.

CNN reports Mr. Cameron as saying, "Let me also be clear that the situation in Gaza has to change. Humanitarian goods and people must flow in both directions. Gaza cannot and must not be allowed to remain a prison camp.,"

The Israeli state seems to be determined to force the residents of Gaza into submission. Israel says that its blockade of Gaza is " necessary to stop weapons from reaching Hamas militants intent on destroying Israel."

If this was Israel's only intent, an arms blockade would achieve this goal. The misery in Gaza is of Israel's making. She could just as easily stop ships from carrying arms to Gaza as she now stops ships carrying Humanitarian supplies.