Blockade


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Blockade

The act of preventing food, medicine, materials and/or other supplies from entering or leaving a country. A blockade occurs when one country sends its military and sets up a perimeter, disallowing the blockaded supplies from being exported or imported. A blockade is an act of war and is obviously disruptive to international trade.
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Earlier this week, Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, head of NHRC, said the OHCHR study was proof the blockade is illegal.
Authorities of the Donetsk People's Republic responded to the rail blockade by nationalizing (https://sputniknews.
In 2007, when the Hamas government took control of the Gaza Strip, Israel has enforced an unparalleled blockade on Gaza Strip from land, sea and air.
What is clear is that restoring US-Cuba diplomatic relations and lifting the blockade will not, in and of itself, allow US corporations to dominate Cuba once again.
The damage done to the civilian population might not be of any critical relation to the military gains made by such a blockade.
This is a real sign of caring, as we only ask human treatment for the Leningrad blockade participants," Kutanova concluded.
Nishant Pandey, head of Oxfam in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel, said: "The international community will be guilty of a dereliction of duty if it stands by and watches the blockade continue to impose further misery on Palestinians in Gaza.
the Cairo talks, so that everyone in the world who opposes the blockade
They might resort to road blockade from June 16 if their demand was not met, he said.
The flotilla refused to divert; the IDF intercepted and boarded the ships sixty-four nautical miles outside the declared blockade zone.
Turkey will challenge the legality of Israel's naval blockade of