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Gaza: One Year On
US congressmen fighting for Gaza
Congressmen's efforts to lift the Israeli blockade are meeting stiff resistance.
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2009 09:28 GMT

A year after Israel's war on Gaza, the territory is still struggling to rebuild.
 
In the weeks after the offensive, politicians from around the world visited the Strip and made promises to help.

But it appears many of those pledges have not been delivered.
 
Al Jazeera's Todd Baer caught up with two US Democratic congressmen whose efforts to lift the Israeli blockade on Gaza are being met with stiff resistance.

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Al Jazeera
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