Control over Gaza

Publications

Kerem Shalom Crossing – New Factsheet Kerem Shalom Crossing – New Factsheet
Kerem Shalom Crossing, Gaza’s main commercial access point to the West Bank, Israel and the world, is a critical lifeline for its two million residents. More than 80 percent of the goods entering the Strip, in terms of value, are purchased from Israeli companies and suppliers. Gaza relies on Kerem Shalom Crossing for trade, particularly with its natural and historically most significant target markets, the West Bank and Israel, but also for access to markets abroad. (Read More »)

Gaza Strip Map Gaza Strip Map
A new and updated map published by Gisha in January 2020 emphasizes the spatial dimensions of Israel’s ongoing control over Gaza, and the means by which Israel denies movement of people and goods. The map includes data and background on the crossing points with Israel and Egypt, the “fishing zone” enforced by Israel in Gaza’s territorial waters, and the “buffer zone” it imposes along the barrier separating Gaza from Israel. (Read More »)

Access Kit: A guide to procedures and protocols that regulate access to and from the Gaza Strip Access Kit: A guide to procedures and protocols that regulate access to and from the Gaza Strip
The Access Kit’s focus is on access to professional opportunities; it includes information on applications for permits to engage in trade, to reach higher education abroad, and to attend professional conferences and training. It also reviews procedures for coordinating the entrance of foreign nationals and businesspeople with Israeli citizenship into Gaza. (Read More »)

If Only – Young Palestinians in Gaza on What Freedom of Movement Means to Them If Only – Young Palestinians in Gaza on What Freedom of Movement Means to Them
To mark International Human Rights Day, Gisha is proud to release If Only, a new clip exploring what freedom of movement means to young people in Gaza. Recently, 23-year-old photographer (Read More »)

Statement by Gisha Executive Director, Tania Hary, at the UN Security Council Statement by Gisha Executive Director, Tania Hary, at the UN Security Council
On November 21, Gisha Executive Director Tania Hary addressed the United Nations Security Council in New York City. Hary, who was invited to brief the Council on the situation (Read More »)

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