Control over Gaza

Legal Activity

Following Gisha’s petition, High Court rules Israel must allow patients from Gaza to receive medical treatment in East Jerusalem even if they are relatives of Hamas members
HCJ 5693/18 Siam et al. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed July 29, 2018). (Read More »)

Gisha files High Court petition to allow Sarayo al-Wadia, a Gaza processed foods manufacturer, to sell its products in the West Bank and abroad
HCJ 5137/18 Wael al Wadia et al. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed July 4, 2018). (Read More »)

Gisha filed three petitions against Israel’s refusal to allow persons registered in the West Bank to return there permanently
HCJ 3705/18 A.T. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed May 9, 2018), HCJ 3930/18 M.S. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed May 17, 2018) and HCJ 4578/18 A.A. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed June 12, 2018) (Read More »)

Following High Court petition, a delegation of physicians and other medical professionals enter Gaza
HCJ 6726/18 Dr. Cowen et al. v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed September 20, 2018) (Read More »)

Three petitions filed by Gisha challenge Israel’s new demand that every Israeli citizen seeking to enter Gaza must provide the cell phone number of the person they are visiting in the Strip
HCJ 3307/18 CR v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed April 25, 2018); HCJ 4087/18, YR v. Minister of Defense et al. and HCJ 4092/18 WS v. Minister of Defense et al. (both filed on May 23, 2018). (Read More »)

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Publications

It’s time for a different conversation about Gaza It’s time for a different conversation about Gaza
The national elections in Israel are only three weeks away. Residents of Gaza cannot participate in the elections, but their lives are directly impacted by them. Israel still controls (Read More »)

International Women’s Day International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day is being marked today around the world. For us at Gisha, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the prices, both economic and personal, that Palestinian (Read More »)

Summary of Gisha’s Gaza Policy Forum Summary of Gisha’s Gaza Policy Forum
Gisha recently gathered more than 100 Israeli, Palestinian and foreign stakeholders – including diplomats, academics, and representatives of international organizations and (Read More »)

Small Businesses, Big Dreams Small Businesses, Big Dreams
People in Gaza are engaged in entrepreneurship in a variety of fields, despite myriad challenges. The small businesses they run create jobs, drive economic activity and allow women (Read More »)

Watch the clip: 1.4 Million Young People Watch the clip: 1.4 Million Young People
Did you know that seventy percent of the population in Gaza, 1.4 million people, are under 30 years old? Half of the Strip’s two million residents, living under closure, are (Read More »)

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