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2014

“The majority of Gaza’s residents are dependent on aid all the time, not just during hostilities” “The majority of Gaza’s residents are dependent on aid all the time, not just during hostilities”
July 28, 2014. In an article published in the Washington Institute’s Fikra Forum, deputy director of Gisha, Tania Hary, cautions against the fixation on humanitarian aid. Haaretz published an op-ed by Gisha’s executive director on the call to stop the supply of electricity and water to the Gaza Strip. Politico publishes an op-ed by Gisha co-founder and former executive director, Sari Bashi. Read More »

Since the kidnapping: Movement obstructed and goods blocked Since the kidnapping: Movement obstructed and goods blocked
June 23, 2014. For the past nine days, Israel has engaged in an extensive military operation in the West Bank, while in Gaza, travel and movement of goods has been further restricted. Export is blocked and most of the people traveling via Erez are medical patients. The following is a snapshot of the situation. Read More »

Civilians are not a legitimate target
June 17, 2014. Gisha strongly condemns any action which deliberately targets civilians, whether the firing of rockets towards civilian population centers or the kidnapping of civilians, particularly minors. In the same vein, it is also forbidden to harm civilians by restricting movement of people and goods. Read More »

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