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2016

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 »

Rafah Crossing closed once again Rafah Crossing closed once again
June 6, 2016. Rafah Crossing was open for four days during which 3,142 crossings into Egypt were recorded, along with 894 crossings into the Gaza Strip. Around 30,000 people are on the waiting list to exit through Rafah. The crossing is closed once again. Read More »

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