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October 18, 2012

Following a legal battle by rights groups, Israel released the "Red Line" document, establishing minimum daily caloric intake necessary for the survival of Gaza's inhabitants.

After a three-and-a-half-year legal battle waged by Israeli human rights group Gisha, Israel's Ministry of Defense turned over a document entitled "Food Consumption in the Gaza Strip—Red Lines," detailing the policy of restricting the entrance of food to the Gaza Strip.

September 7, 2012

Israel's Supreme Court ordered the state to release the "red lines document" which purportedly established the minimum caloric intake required for the survival of Gaza residents.

Israel's Supreme Court on Sept. 5 ordered the state to release the "red lines document" in which it purportedly established the minimum caloric intake required for the survival of residents of the Gaza Strip, as part of a policy in place until June 2010 that restricted the entrance of goods into Gaza.