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This is how, at the last minute, the first shipment of commercial goods from Gaza to the West Bank was canceled This is how, at the last minute, the first shipment of commercial goods from Gaza to the West Bank was canceled
October 14, 2014. Two truckloads of goods from Gaza, which were meant to exit today for sale in the West Bank, entered Kerem Shalom Crossing but were then sent back to Gaza. For the first time in a year, construction materials entered Gaza for the private sector. (Read More)

Without a seaport, freedom of movement and economic development, Gaza can’t be Singapore Without a seaport, freedom of movement and economic development, Gaza can’t be Singapore
October 13, 2014. Iman Jabbour, research director at Gisha, talked about the scope of the damage in Gaza and about possibilities for reconstruction on Israeli prime time TV news program “London and Kirschenbaum” yesterday. (Read More)

Money isn’t everything Money isn’t everything
October 14, 2014. An international conference for Gaza reconstruction opened on Sunday in Cairo with foreign ministers from more than 30 countries in attendance. Who was absent? Possibly the most significant player in the huge shift that could be underway – Israel. (Read More)

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In Focus

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)

The Gaza Cheat Sheet – Real Data on the Gaza Closure
August, 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)

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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