Gisha in Action

2014

Received passports, but were compelled to leave their family
October 26, 2014. Two sisters born in Gaza to an Israeli mother are, by law, Israeli citizens themselves. Due to registration problems, they lived for years without any official documentation: neither Palestinian nor Israeli. Following Gisha’s intervention, they received Israeli passports but had to leave their home. Read More »

2013

Following Gisha’s activities: The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories begins publishing procedures and protocols on its website
The Freedom of Information Act stipulates that public authorities must publish the procedures and protocols that govern their operations. How is it, then, that there are more COGAT procedures and protocols on Gisha’s website than on COGAT’s own website? Take a peek into the Sisyphean battle it takes to get the authorities to obey a simple legal provision. Read More »

2012

How hard can it be to get to band camp?
Last April, Gaza music students did not make it out of Gaza in time to participate in a music competition in the West Bank. This time, the students, who attend the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music were able to go to the West Bank with four chaperones for ten days. Read More »

Five years of solitude
The addresses listed in the K. family’s ID cards subjected them to five years of separation. Following Gisha’s intervention, the family was able to reunite in the West Bank. Read More »

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