24 Nov

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The UN was guilty in allowing the establishment of the Oslo Accord

The collapse of the Gaza fishing industry

 

In 2007 the UNHCR reported on the decline of Gaza’s Fishing Industry and stressed the importance of allowing the fisherman to go about their daily lives in this vital industry. Fishing historically has been the only lifeline for the people of Gaza. It has been very much part of their daily life and nutritional intake. The UN has allowed the establishment of the deeply flawed Oslo Accord to decimate it.

The outcome from this arrangement was that the fishermen of Gaza would be given a 20 nautical mile fishing zone which under the terms of the UNCLOS international maritime rulings is totally illegal.

Generally speaking each coastal state is allowed its own EEZ which allows it access and control of all the natural resources that exist within it 200 nautical…

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