Economy and Development

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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 »)

Israel withdraws a “security ban” for the second time in the case of young physician from Gaza requesting a travel permit to attend Palestinian Medical Council exams in Ramallah
AP 408011-02-19 L.D. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (filed February 17, 2019) (Read More »)

Gisha petitions High Court to order COGAT to regulate and publish proper procedures for the marketing of produce from Gaza
HCJ 34567/18 Ahmad Astal et al. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (filed on November 25, 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 »)

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 »)

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Five examples of steps that Israel could have taken and could still take to stop impeding Gaza’s economy. Five examples of steps that Israel could have taken and could still take to stop impeding Gaza’s economy.
Yesterday, in preparation for the US-led economic workshop set to begin in Bahrain on Tuesday, the Trump administration published “Peace to Prosperity,” a document purportedly (Read More »)

It’s time for a different conversation about Gaza It’s time for a different conversation about Gaza
Residents of Gaza cannot participate in the elections, but their lives are directly impacted by them. Israel still controls countless aspects of life in Gaza, including people’s (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 »)

Cookie Crackdown: How Israel’s ban on exit of processed food impedes an entire industry Cookie Crackdown: How Israel’s ban on exit of processed food impedes an entire industry
November 2018. Inexplicably, Israel continues to impose a ban on the exit of processed foods from Gaza to markets in the West Bank and Israel, thwarting economic activity and growth (Read More »)

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