Yosef de Bresser's group blocks aid to Gaza

The Washington Post February 11, 2024, 01:00 AM UTC

Summary: Yosef de Bresser, 22, and his group are blocking aid and fuel to Gaza at the Kerem Shalom crossing, the main entry point for food and medicine. They believe humanitarian aid helps Hamas and argue that sugar and flour can be used to make bombs. The group, including teenagers and ultra-Orthodox children, has been camping at the crossing for days, preventing aid trucks from entering. The UN reports 93% of Gaza's population faces "crisis levels of hunger."

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