Updates

Erez Crossing remains almost completely closed for the second day in a row Erez Crossing remains almost completely closed for the second day in a row
July 22, 2014. Erez Crossing, for pedestrian transit, has been almost completely closed for travel both to and from Gaza for two days. Kerem Shalom Crossing continues to operate under a restricted format for the transfer of food, fuel and medicine only. (Read More)

Blackouts approximately 15 hours per day for 400,000 people, Kerem Shalom closed Blackouts approximately 15 hours per day for 400,000 people, Kerem Shalom closed
July 17, 2014. Central Gaza and Khan Younis experiencing approximately 15 hours of blackouts per day. Kerem Shalom Crossing was meant to open for two hours for entrance of goods but did not. (Read More)

There’s no hunger, but there’s also no money to buy food There’s no hunger, but there’s also no money to buy food
July 17, 2014. In an interview for the prime time Israeli news program “London and Kirschenbaum”, on Channel 10, Iman Jabbour, research director at Gisha, said: “We hope, that after the war there won’t be a return to a ‘humanitarian minimum’ policy”. (Read More)

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In Focus

The Gaza Cheat Sheet – Real Data on the Gaza Closure
July, 2014. In this information sheet you will find concise answers to questions such as: What is the economic situation in... (Read More)

Gaza Strip Map Gaza Strip Map
September 2013. A new and detailed map of the Gaza Strip. Source:... (Read More)

New position paper with infographics by Gisha: The maximum possible
August 5, 2013. Renewed peace talks must address the Gaza Strip’s 1.7 million residents. Promoting access will facilitate normal life and... (Read More)

Gisha in Action

She wanted to stay a little longer with her father and got stranded in Gaza.
May 28, 2014. When Sara (not her real name) decided to spend more time with her father in the Gaza Strip,... (Read More)

Military changes procedure in order to justify its refusal to allow a British student to enter the Gaza Strip
February 25, 2014. A British student requested to travel to Gaza in order to complete his research. Since the existing procedure... (Read More)

The unbearable lightness of imposing a security block
February 12, 2014. When a Palestinian from Gaza is branded with a security block or preclusion, he or she is not... (Read More)

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