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2016

Back to school in Gaza Back to school in Gaza
August 31, 2016. Sunday marked the beginning of the school year in the Gaza Strip. Around half a million students went back to some 700 schools. Many schools in Gaza run in two shifts due to the severe shortage in classrooms. Read More »

When Israel makes an own goal When Israel makes an own goal
August 3, 2016. After refusing to allow Gaza soccer players to exit the Strip for the final match of the Palestine Super Cup, Israel retracted its security allegations against the players and the match was held in Hebron yesterday. Yet another example of egregious and arbitrary conduct that disrupts lives. Read More »

The new NGO law aims to shame, to stigmatize, to plant doubt. It may complicate things for us, but it won’t slow us down The new NGO law aims to shame, to stigmatize, to plant doubt. It may complicate things for us, but it won’t slow us down
July 14, 2016. The so-called “NGO bill”, which was passed into law this week, gives the pretense of ensuring transparency in the activities of Israeli organizations but in reality, it has nothing to do with transparency. Our goals, activities and resources are public and transparent by definition, given that one of our main aims is to increase awareness about the consequences of the Israeli government’s decisions on the human rights and well-being of residents of this region. Read More »

No prayer under fire No prayer under fire
June 9, 2016. Israel announced that it will not allow Gaza residents to travel to Jerusalem for prayer at Al-Aqsa tomorrow. The official reason is the shooting attack that took place last night in Tel Aviv. Indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians are despicable acts that must be strongly condemned. Cancelling the permits for worshippers has no security justification Read More »

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