Noam Chomsky – Impressions of Gaza

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Noam Chomsky
has recently returned from a visit to the Gaza strip (October 25-30, 2012). The article, giving his impressions of the territory’s anaemic and starved condition, is both an indictment of Israeli policy and a testament to the endurance of life in the midst of such systemic brutality. We’ve reproduced the piece below, which was first published at To buy books by Noam Chomsky, click on the cover images at the end of the article.

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Noam Chomsky – 4/11/2012

Even a single night in jail is enough to give a taste of what it means to be under the total control of some external force. And it hardly takes more than a day in Gaza to begin to appreciate what it must be like to try to survive in the world’s largest open-air prison, where a million and a half people, in the most densely…

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