A blockade of course, which has been all but lifted except for the import of weapons and war materiel.Palestinian children hold candles during a protest in Gaza City calling for an end to Israel's blockade on the Gaza Strip
Children holding candles is becoming a popular motif in Palestinian/media propaganda photo shoots. On June 2nd, Palestinian children were similarly deployed in another protest following the Turkish flotilla boarding. Here's a pic that appeared on the website Demotix:
And here's another Demotix photo of the same protest from earlier in the day:
Notice the image of "Palestine" painted on the cheek of the child on the left.
Reuters photographers apparently missed the greasepaint -- along with the larger message.