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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 »)

Stop the aerial herbicide spraying Stop the aerial herbicide spraying
This year, for the first time since 2014, Israel did not conduct aerial herbicide spraying over Gaza, with positive ramifications for the farming sector in the Strip. In a new (Read More »)

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 (23.6.2019), 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 containing the economic component of the deal of the century. (Read More »)

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