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Egypt cracks down on foreign protesters heading to Gaza Strip

American and European activists attempting to go to the Gaza Strip from Egypt to protest Israel's actions during last year's Gaza war have been blocked from doing so – and say they have been harshly treated by Egyptian authorities.

Activists shout slogans in support of the people of Gaza during a protest in Cairo, Tuesday, to mark the one-year anniversary of the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

Amr Nabil/AP

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Getting in to the Gaza Strip is no easy feat, but driving across Egypt should not be this hard.


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