A U.N. human rights envoy said Israel has turned the Gaza Strip into a prison. John Dugard made the comments Tuesday to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva. Dugard also repeated earlier charges that Israel is breaking international law with its actions in the Gaza Strip, which include closings of border crossings and a security barrier along the border with Israel.
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