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Following petition by Gisha, Israel reverses decision to deny woman’s request to return to her home in the West Bank with her two daughters
AP 66544-01-19 S. S. et al. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (filed January 27, 2019) (Read More »)

Following petition by Gisha, Israel reverses refusal of permit application by Gaza resident to attend her sister’s wedding in Israel
AP 35449-03-19 T. S. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (March 14, 2019) (Read More »)

Following petition by Gisha, Israel withdraws “security block” and grants Palestinian with Israeli citizenship a permit to visit her ailing brother in Gaza after a decade of separation
HCJ 1683/19 H. A. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (March 12, 2019) (Read More »)

For months, Israel ignores permit application by a Gaza resident to visit his sick father, then denies it. The grounds: The bed-ridden father’s condition is not severe enough to justify a visit from his son
HCJ 8012/18 Shadi Ramadan v. Minister of Defense et al. (filed on November 11, 2018) & AP 812095-01-19 Shadi Ramadan v. COGAT et al. (filed on January 31, 2019) (Read More »)

Israel refuses to allow Palestinian with American citizenship into the West Bank to visit his mother on her death bed because he is registered as a Gaza resident
AP 64090-02-19 A. A. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (February 26, 2019) (Read More »)

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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 »)

International Women’s Day International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day is being marked today around the world. For us at Gisha, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the prices, both economic and personal, that Palestinian (Read More »)

Dreams Deferred Dreams Deferred
March 2018. To mark International Women’s Day, Gisha presents a new publication on the impact of the closure on women in the Gaza Strip. (Read More »)

10 Years | 10 Judgments 10 Years | 10 Judgments
February 2018. A new report by Gisha presents analysis of ten central judgments concerning the rights of Gaza residents handed down by the Israeli court system in the decade since Israel tightened its closure on the Strip. (Read More »)

Gaza up close Gaza up close
Latest update: June, 2017. New web project by Gisha provides accurate, up-to-date information regarding the closure on Gaza, what has led to its’ implementation, how it impacts people in Gaza and what’s needed to improve the situation. (Read More »)

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