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Forty-six runners exited this morning from Gaza to participate in the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem Forty-six runners exited this morning from Gaza to participate in the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem
March 26, 2015. Forty six Palestinian runners, among them Olympic marathon runner, Nader Al-Masri, exited Gaza in order to participate in the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem. The beach soccer team, however, stayed at home. (Read More)

An eight-year-old boy and his mother, both Belgian citizens, are finally on their way home after five months stuck in Gaza An eight-year-old boy and his mother, both Belgian citizens, are finally on their way home after five months stuck in Gaza
March 25, 2015. After months of forced stay in the Gaza Strip, eight-year-old M. and his mother, both Belgian citizens, left this morning through Erez Crossing on their way home to Belgium. (Read More)

For the first time in eight years: produce from Gaza to be sold in Israel For the first time in eight years: produce from Gaza to be sold in Israel
March 12, 2015. Two trucks carrying tomatoes and eggplants left the Gaza Strip this morning for the south of Israel. At present, the approval for sale of Gaza produce in Israel has been given for the duration of the “shmita” year. (Read More)

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In Focus

A costly divide: Economic repercussions of separating Gaza and the West Bank
February 26, 2015. Gisha’s new position paper, “A costly divide”, looks at the economic ramifications of Gaza’s separation from the West... (Read More)

The Gaza Cheat Sheet – Real Data on the Gaza Closure
January, 2015. 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

S’s application were repeatedly refused even though she met the criteria
March 11, 2015. S met her son who is incarcerated in Israel only twice during the first eight years of his... (Read More)

Back to Gaza
February 15, 2015. After Hamas took over, Hanan left Gaza. She did not imagine that for seven years Israel would not... (Read More)

Your mother passed away? Please wait here
December 31, 2014. Samah’s mother passed away, and she spent the first day of mourning on a bench at the DCO.... (Read More)

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