Gaza

Israel's expansion of Gaza fishing zone fails to ease concerns

Israel's blockade has caused a massive unemployment crisis in Gaza that has forced many to resort to fishing as a means to survive.

Israel is temporarily expanding the waters off Gaza that Palestinian fishermen are allowed to use. The zone will grow by about six kilometres for a two-month period.

But the fishermen say it will do little to improve their meagre incomes.

Israel's blockade has caused a massive unemployment crisis in Gaza that has forced many to resort to fishing as a means to survive.

 

Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Gaza.

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