April 22, 2021. The woman has waited for months for a response to her permit applications to exit the Strip for a few hours and attend the interview, which she needs in order to reach her only daughter's complex surgery in the U.S.
December 3, 2020. Rafah Crossing was opened for travel for three days (November 24-26). More than 23,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been found in the Strip to date, more than 10,000 of which are currently active.
November 18, 2020. The unemployment rate in the third quarter of 2020 is 3.5% higher than the third quarter of 2019. Israel’s lockdown at Erez Crossing continues to hinder economic activity and block access to work and trade.
November 11, 2020. Rafah Crossing between Egypt and Gaza was opened last week for travel in both directions subject to Egyptian criteria. Number of active cases COVID-19 in Gaza exceeds 3,000.
October 22, 2020. The letter states: "These censorship attempts are bound to fail: They will not succeed in hiding the implications of Israel’s policy and the human rights violations it commits in the oPt, nor will they silence or hinder us, our work, or that of our colleagues.”