Updates

2011

The opening of the Gaza export season The opening of the Gaza export season
Gaza’s winter export season began and a limited number of Gaza farmers are preparing to export flowers, peppers, tomatoes and strawberries to Europe. Profitable deals that Israel is blocking include marketing citrus fruit to West Bank grocers and textiles to Israeli companies. Read More »

Gisha’s response to Shalit-Prisoner Deal
October 12, 2011. We at Gisha express joy at reports of the expected release of Gilad Shalit in exchange for the release of Palestinian prisoners. We join in the sigh of relief that is palpable today throughout Israel, and of course the relief felt by the Shalit family and the families of the prisoners who will be released Read More »

Palmer report leaked early
After long delays, the report of the UN’s Palmer Commission was published by the New York Times yesterday. Gisha described the report as “squandered opportunity to evaluate the overall Gaza closure policy”. Read More »

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