More than a thousand activists from around 40 countries remained in Cairo after the Egyptian government declined them entry due to the "sensitive situation" in the Palestinian territory. When was it not a "sensitive situation" in Palestine?
The Palestinian Prime Minister's plan for statehood not only represents a blueprint to address inherent problems, but it is the first outline for a viable homeland based on freedom, democracy, non-violence and international law.
It is useful to trace the evolution of the acceptance of a two-state solution in our political discourse -- recalling, as we do, how difficult it was just a few decades ago to support Palestinian rights.
I am being told that it will be "unlikely" for me to make my way out of Gaza due to the ongoing Israeli-Egyptian siege that has closed borders on every front. Gaza is the largest open air prison in the world.