Stop the aerial herbicide spraying

This year, for the first time since 2014, Israel did not conduct aerial herbicide spraying over Gaza, with positive ramifications for the farming sector in the Strip. In a new video published today by human rights organizations Gisha, Adalah and Al Mezan, farmers and herders whose livelihoods depend on the lands closest to the fence with Israel attest to the potential of a season without spraying, the first in years. It is crucial that Israel commit to terminating this highly destructive practice altogether in order to enable Gaza’s agriculture sector to develop and prosper.

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