"Gaza is cut off from the outside world. Israel is seemingly not keen on the world seeing the suffering that its blockade is causing to the one and a half million Palestinians who are virtually trapped there,"
Philip Luther from Amnesty said"Today I went to look for bread in several bakeries but couldnt find any,"
Abu Khalil, a resident of Gaza City, told Amnesty International on Thursday evening. "There is no electricity, it's pitch dark.""A few months ago, we bought an electric cooker because cooking gas is difficult to find and very expensive, but now without electricity we can't even cook. We are sitting at home in the dark; the children don't know what to do with themselves. We cant do anything. Until when can we live like this?"
Other residents of Gaza told Amnesty International that they could not even find candles in the market any more
. They said that the few people wh