Control over Gaza

Legal Activity

Following Gisha’s petition, High Court rules Israel must allow patients from Gaza to receive medical treatment in East Jerusalem even if they are relatives of Hamas members
HCJ 5693/18 Siam et al. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed July 29, 2018). (Read More »)

Gisha files High Court petition to allow Sarayo al-Wadia, a Gaza processed foods manufacturer, to sell its products in the West Bank and abroad
HCJ 5137/18 Wael al Wadia et al. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed July 4, 2018). (Read More »)

Gisha filed three petitions against Israel’s refusal to allow persons registered in the West Bank to return there permanently
HCJ 3705/18 A.T. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed May 9, 2018), HCJ 3930/18 M.S. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed May 17, 2018) and HCJ 4578/18 A.A. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed June 12, 2018) (Read More »)

Following High Court petition, a delegation of physicians and other medical professionals enter Gaza
HCJ 6726/18 Dr. Cowen et al. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed September 20, 2018) (Read More »)

Three petitions filed by Gisha challenge Israel’s new demand that every Israeli citizen seeking to enter Gaza must provide the cell phone number of the person they are visiting in the Strip
HCJ 3307/18 CR v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed April 25, 2018); HCJ 4087/18, YR v. Minister of Defense et al. and HCJ 4092/18 WS v. Minister of Defense et al. (both filed on May 23, 2018). (Read More »)

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Publications

Small Businesses, Big Dreams Small Businesses, Big Dreams
People in Gaza are engaged in entrepreneurship in a variety of fields, despite myriad challenges. The small businesses they run create jobs, drive economic activity and allow women (Read More »)

Watch the clip: 1.4 Million Young People Watch the clip: 1.4 Million Young People
Did you know that seventy percent of the population in Gaza, 1.4 million people, are under 30 years old? Half of the Strip’s two million residents, living under closure, are (Read More »)

Cookie Crackdown Cookie Crackdown
November 2018. Inexplicably, Israel continues to impose a ban on the exit of processed foods from Gaza to markets in the West Bank and Israel (Read More »)

11 essential facts about the Gaza Strip 11 essential facts about the Gaza Strip
May 2018. Some important information about the current situation in Gaza. To view our infographic, see here (Read More »)

Context for the Protests in Gaza: Gisha Answers your Frequently Asked Questions Context for the Protests in Gaza: Gisha Answers your Frequently Asked Questions
May 2018. To promote a better understanding of the situation in Gaza, we have compiled key elements of Gisha’s research and professional analysis so as to provide answers to some frequently asked questions about the Gaza Strip. (Read More »)

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