Reports & Data
Obstacle Course: Students Denied Exit from Gaza
July 2009. Since June 2008, Israel has required that students who comply with its rigid screening criteria may only leave Gaza if escorted by a diplomatic envoy from the time they exit Gaza via the Erez Border Crossing, throughout their journey across Israel and the West Bank, and until they reach the Allenby Bridge border crossing into Jordan.
Frequently Asked Questions: Students trapped in Gaza
November 2008. The following document seeks to answer questions and common misperceptions about the situation of Palestinian students who are residents of the Gaza Strip and have been prevented from leaving in order to reach universities abroad by the policy of closure.
Presentation: Students Still Trapped in Gaza
July 2008. Hundreds of young Palestinian men and women are trapped in the Gaza Strip, prevented from pursuing academic studies abroad. This PowerPoint presentation describes the Israeli policies that perpetuate this situation.
Held Back: Students Trapped in Gaza
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May 2008. Hundreds of young Palestinian men and women are trapped in the Gaza Strip and cannot leave to pursue academic studies abroad. The closure that Israel has imposed on Gaza prevents them from exercising their right to freedom of movement and to access education.