Control over Gaza

Legal Activity

Following petition by Gisha, four Palestinian citizens of Israel living in Gaza were allowed to return home to the Strip amid the coronavirus closure
HCJ 2442/20 M. A. et al. v. GOC Southern Command (filed April 7, 2020) (Read More »)

Following petition: Israel allows Palestinian from the West Bank and her daughter to return to their home through the Allenby Bridge border crossing
AP 36588-03-20 R. S. et al., v. Civil Administration in the West Bank et al. (March 17, 2020) (Read More »)

Israel refused to let a Palestinian citizen of Israel enter the Gaza Strip to reunite with her spouse
HCJ 1481/18 N. J. et al. v. GOC Southern Command et al. (February 19, 2018), HCJ 1851/20 N. J. et al. v. GOC Southern Command et al. (filed March 9, 2020) (Read More »)

Following petitions by Gisha, the Gaza CLA retracts permit denials over alleged “invalid phone numbers” provided by permit applicants
AP 5897-07-19 (filed on July 2, 2019), AP 50133-01-20 (filed on January 21, 2020), AP 67380-02-20 (filed on February 26, 2020) (Read More »)

Following petition by Gisha, a Palestinian citizen of Israel entered Gaza with her four children to visit her father
HCJ 1419/20 W. T. v. Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (submitted February 20, 2020) (Read More »)

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Publications

Gaza’s textile industry in the times of the coronavirus pandemic Gaza’s textile industry in the times of the coronavirus pandemic
The last six months have been a real roller coaster ride for Gaza’s textile industry. The global outbreak of coronavirus initially brought with it an avalanche of orders for (Read More »)

Double Lockdown Double Lockdown
Double Lockdown, a report released by Gisha, examines how years of sweeping movement restrictions combined with pandemic closures have impacted the local job market and purchasing power. (Read More »)

Watch: Gaza Policy Forum 2020 Watch: Gaza Policy Forum 2020
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. (Read More »)

Gaza Up Close Gaza Up Close
High unemployment; long blackouts, severe shortages of clean water, limited economic opportunities; a very young, educated population with immense potential, and a closure that undermines their chances of succeeding. This is life in Gaza today. (Read More »)

Area G: From Separation to Annexation Area G: From Separation to Annexation
Israel’s isolation of the Gaza Strip and how it serves annexationist goals in the West Bank (Read More »)

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