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170 tons of vegetables are stuck in Gaza because of a dispute between COGAT and the Ministry of Agriculture 170 tons of vegetables are stuck in Gaza because of a dispute between COGAT and the Ministry of Agriculture
November 24, 2014. A ten truck convoy from Gaza did not receive clearance to leave Kerem Shalom because of a dispute between the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture and the military. Farmers fear losing tens of thousands of dollars. (Read More)

A truck loaded with seafood departs Gaza for the West Bank A truck loaded with seafood departs Gaza for the West Bank
November 11, 2014. A truck carrying 670 kilograms of seafood departed Gaza for sale in Ramallah in the West Bank yesterday. It was the first time since 2007 that seafood from Gaza was marketed in the West Bank. (Read More)

For the first time since the closure: A truckload of cucumbers left Gaza for sale in the West Bank For the first time since the closure: A truckload of cucumbers left Gaza for sale in the West Bank
After more than seven years in which marketing of goods from Gaza in the West Bank was banned, a truck carrying 10 tons of cucumbers left this morning for the West Bank via Kerem Shalom crossing. (Read More)

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In Focus

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

Turning a new page: The end of the civilian closure and the possibilities it offers
August 2014. Alongside the need to rehabilitate the Strip, an opportunity has been created for fundamental change that will facilitate respect... (Read More)

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

Gisha in Action

Received passports, but were compelled to leave their family
October 26, 2014. Two sisters born in Gaza to an Israeli mother are, by law, Israeli citizens themselves. Due to registration... (Read More)

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)

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