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Among the 200 corpses found in the kibbutz, 40 were minors, some of them beheaded. Meanwhile, the Strip is completely isolated: 2 million people are stranded and without food. The UN explains that these methods are “prohibited by international humanitarian law.”

Abashment in Kfar Aza, a kibbutz of 750 houses near the Gaza Strip, one of the areas hardest hit by Hamas missile attack on Israel. There are at least 200 corpses of men, women, and children: among them no less than 40 minors, some were even found beheaded: “Some of them no longer have their heads, blown up by shots fired at point-blank range. Or severed,” explained the I24 News TV channel, which published the news, referencing the Israeli volunteer organization for emergency situations “Zaka.” News that was later confirmed by various journalists present at the scene.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the barricade, that is, in the Gaza Strip, two million people were left in a hopeless situation. The Rafah crossing, the route of communication with Egypt, is closed, and Israel is blocking all supplies to the population of Gaza. Nothing enters or leaves the 42-kilometer long and 9-kilometer wide area between Israel, the Mediterranean Sea, and Egypt. 800 Palestinians have already been killed and at least 200,000 displaced in the attack, which began after Hamas’ massive bombing of Israel on October 7.

EU High Representative for Foreign Policy Josep Borrell spoke out against a total blockade, which represents a peremptory sentence for the civilian population, following an extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council on the war between Israel and Hamas.

“European ministers agreed to the joint EU-GCC declaration on Israel’s right to self-defense, but in accordance with international and humanitarian law. This means no blockade of food, water, and electricity supplies to the people of Gaza. We must distinguish between Hamas and the Palestinian National Authority. The first is a terrorist organization, the second is a partner. Not all Palestinians are terrorists.”

The UN has confirmed that the total blockade of the Gaza Strip by Israel, which has been blocking all supplies for several days, is “prohibited by international humanitarian law.” “Sieges that endanger the lives of civilians and deprive them of goods necessary for survival are prohibited by international humanitarian law,” said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk in his message.

Borrell also clarified that assistance to the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) should not be interrupted, despite the fact that there is a risk that Hamas could intercept it: “But this should not be an excuse for delaying aid to the Palestinian people.”

The conflict seems, as always, to have no solution, but “in the long term, we must return to reviving the peaceful path outlined by the Arab countries, which leads to a two-state solution that today seems further away than ever. We don’t know any other solution. At the same time, we must increase humanitarian assistance to the victims of this tragedy,” concluded Borrell.

Meanwhile, according to the Energy Administration, today, October 11, starting 14:00, Gaza will remain without electricity: the fuel necessary for its production has run out. While Benjamin Netanyahu works in the government of national unity, 300,000 Israeli soldiers are stationed on the border “to ensure that Hamas at the end of this war does not have the military capacity with which to threaten or kill Israeli civilians,” as stated by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) representative Jonathan Conricus.

According to NBC, the Biden administration and other countries are working to create a safe corridor for the evacuation of civilians and US citizens, most likely further south, in the border area with Egypt.

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