Category Archives: Human rights

A strawberry’s journey

In October 2014, in the wake of the destruction left by Operation Protective Edge and for the first time since the closure on Gaza was imposed in June 2007, Israel decided to allow limited sale of produce from Gaza in … Continue reading

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Israel is obligated to supply electricity to the Gaza Strip

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Gaza’s sewage is overflowing

The ongoing electricity crisis in Gaza is impacting the coast, and not just in Gaza. Now, the fear is that what small efforts were made in recent years to make improvements to Gaza’s crumbling infrastructure may come to naught. Continue reading

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The Gaza electricity crisis – FAQs

Confused about the current electricity crisis? You’ll find everything you need to know here in these FAQs prepared by Gisha. Continue reading

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Muhi: Generally Temporary: Film review and Gisha’s footnotes

Documentaries aren’t meant to produce movie stars, but “Muhi: Generally Temporary,” a new documentary by photojournalists Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander and Tamir Elterman certainly does. Muhammad El Farrah, or as he’s known in the film, Muhi, is a young Palestinian boy from Gaza with a rare medical condition. Continue reading

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A procedure so special it applies to no one

Response to Gisha’s Freedom of Information request reveals: Procedure allegedly enabling Gaza residents to relocate to the West Bank in exceptional circumstances is in fact designed for rejecting applications rather than accepting them. Continue reading

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With Gaza’s electricity crisis worsening, residents face imminent danger

May 3, 2017. Further constraints on Gaza’s electricity supply would be catastrophic. All parties must cooperate now to find solutions. Continue reading

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New law targets Gisha

A law that takes away one volunteer position in our organization will not seriously harm our work. The attempt at thought control and the undermining of our capacity as a society to discuss and debate critical life and death issues that affect the future of us all Continue reading

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Groundhog Day in Gaza

In the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day,” the star finds himself in a time loop in which he wakes up again and again to find it’s the same day. Israel seems convinced that it, too, is in a time loop, in which it is destined to wake up again and again to find itself in a military operation in Gaza Continue reading

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Love in the time of closure

This Valentine’s Day we bring you three stories of love as experienced under closure. Continue reading

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