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Gisha in Action/ April 3, 2023

Israel has never been a democracy: For decades, millions of Palestinians have lived under Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, stripped of fundamental rights and denied basic…

June 8, 2021

“During the Israeli bombings, I was filled with a deep, intense fear. I was afraid for my safety, my life, about the destruction in the melon and carrot plots we…

April 18, 2021

Meet the Green Girls – Aseel Alnajjar, Ghaidaa Qudaih, and Nadin Rock, three young women from Khuza'a, in the Gaza Strip, who started an independent agricultural venture in late 2020. When they graduated university and entered a job market where 80 percent of women under 30 face unemployment, the three women raised an initial sum, rented a small plot of land in the east of the Strip, and got to work.

October 6, 2020

Gaza textile factory owners Hassan Shehadeh and Rizk Al Madhoun discuss the state of the Strip’s textile sector in a clip produced by Gisha in Gaza. Since March 2020, Israel has further tightened restrictions at Erez Crossing under the guise of the pandemic, preventing travel by traders, among others. “We haven't been able to enter Israel for months to meet businesspeople and Israeli company owners, to trade ideas and close deals,” says Al Madhoun. “It harms our work.”

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