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Gaza Disengagement Begins (2005)

When: August 15, 2019
Summary: Ariel Sharon, then Prime Minister of Israel, presented a plan to disengage all Israeli settlements from the Gaza Strip. By a vote of 59 to 40 with 5 abstentions, the Knesset “finalized and approved”. Evacuation from Gaza began on 15 August, 2005.

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Ariel Sharon, then Prime Minister of Israel, presented a plan to disengage all Israeli settlements from the Gaza Strip. By a vote of 59 to 40 with 5 abstentions, the Knesset “finalized and approved”. Evacuation from Gaza began on 15 August, 2005.