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The separation policy in two animated videos
Hary was invited to brief the Security Council as part of its discussion on 'The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question' by the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations
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…
Decades of movement and access restrictions and 15 years of closure have caused severe damage to Gaza’s industries
In late 2021, Gisha and the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme (GCMHP) convened a focus group of mental health professionals working in the Strip to discuss the impact of Israel’s…
“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…
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.
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.”
In September 2020, Gisha convened a group of Israeli, Palestinian and international stakeholders for the Gaza Policy Forum. The purpose of the forum was to discuss the situation in the Gaza Strip and distill recommendations for actions that would advance solutions to Gaza’s urgent needs, help improve living conditions, and safeguard human rights.