USC Students for Justice in Palestine

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Food prices double in besieged Gaza

Posted by uscsjp on March 28, 2008

“There have been rapid price increases over the last few months because of the closure. Three months ago, for instance, a liter of corn oil cost 19 shekels [the equivalent of $4.50]. Now it costs 29 shekels [$7]. The price of flour has also doubled; three months ago a kilo of flour was two shekels. Now our customers have to pay four shekels…”

http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article9421.shtml

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