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2018

Gisha ahead of the AHLC meeting in NYC: Economic recovery in Gaza will only be possible when Israel lifts restrictions on movement of people and goods Gisha ahead of the AHLC meeting in NYC: Economic recovery in Gaza will only be possible when Israel lifts restrictions on movement of people and goods
September 26, 2018. The Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) will hold its semi-annual meeting tomorrow. A World Bank report published ahead of the meeting expresses concern over the potentially imminent collapse of Gaza’s economy. A fundamental prerequisite for jump-starting Gaza’s economy is, first and foremost, the lifting of blanket restrictions Israel places on the movement of people and goods to and from Gaza Read More »

Erez Crossing still closed Erez Crossing still closed
August 26, 2018. Since August 20, Israel has barred movement of people into and out of Gaza through Erez, other than in cases deemed to be “urgent humanitarian exceptions.” Gisha sent the defense minister an urgent letter, demanding that the crossing be opened immediately. Read More »

Record unemployment in Gaza Record unemployment in Gaza
August 20, 2018. Gaza’s unemployment rate reached 53.7% during the second quarter of 2018 – before the closure of the Kerem Shalom crossing – 71.1 among young people. Read More »

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