In Focus

Changes in criteria for movement of people in 2019 Changes in criteria for movement of people in 2019
Israel’s control over the movement of Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territory is codified in military legislation enforced by the Israeli... (Read More)

Five examples of steps that Israel could have taken and could still take to stop impeding Gaza’s economy. Five examples of steps that Israel could have taken and could still take to stop impeding Gaza’s economy.
Yesterday (23.6.2019), in preparation for the US-led economic workshop set to begin in Bahrain on Tuesday, the Trump administration published “Peace... (Read More)

Changes to Gaza’s fishing zone implemented by Israel since January 2019 Changes to Gaza’s fishing zone implemented by Israel since January 2019
In the early hours of June 13, 2019, Israel began imposing a full maritime closure in Gaza’s territorial waters for the... (Read More)

Gaza Access and Movement: 2018 Summary Gaza Access and Movement: 2018 Summary
In the last year alone, numerous events took place in Gaza, and in the region more broadly, that contributed to a... (Read More)

List of quotes by officials on security-access nexus List of quotes by officials on security-access nexus
Since Operation Protective Edge, senior Israeli security and political figures have spoken about the link between Israel’s security and access for... (Read More)

Gisha in Action

Gisha and Members of Knesset to MoD, COGAT, and Attorney General: Cancel decision to reduce transfer of fuel to Gaza, immediately
On Monday, August 26, 2019, Israel announced its decision to limit the transfer of fuel used to generate electricity at the... (Read More)

Following legal battle by Gisha, Israel agrees to allow 5-year-old Adam Hemo to return to the West Bank with his mother and siblings
On July 14, Israel notified Gisha that it had granted 5-year-old Adam Hemo’s request to move to the West Bank, where... (Read More)

Following petition by Gisha, Adalah and Al Mezan, Israel returns 21 boats to Gaza fishermen
On July 1, following a prolonged legal battle led by three human rights organizations, Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, Adalah – The Legal Center... (Read More)

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