Economy and Development

Legal Activity

Following petition, Israel readmits a contractor into Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism (GRM)
AP 74074-01-20 A.H. et al. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (January 30, 2020) (Read More »)

Psychologist specializing in treatment for trauma only granted travel permit from Israel following Gisha’s legal intervention
HCJ 4478/19 R. vs. Minister of Defense (filed July 2, 2019) (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 »)

Following Gisha’s petition, Ministry of Agriculture releases procedure for sale of agricultural produce from Gaza in the West Bank and Israel
HCJ 34567/18 Ahmad Astal et al. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (filed on November 25, 2018) (Read More »)

For years Israel blocks trader from travel, then withdraws its obstruction following petition by Gisha
AP 14184-03-19 A.J. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (March 6, 2019). (Read More »)

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Publications

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 »)

Poll: Israeli public opinion vis-à-vis Gaza during the coronavirus pandemic
May 7, 2020. An opinion poll commissioned by Gisha in early April 2020 shows that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority, or at least a plurality, of the Israeli public support (Read More »)

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 »)

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 »)

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