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Following Gisha’s High Court petition, Israel allows travel from Israel into Gaza for mourning rituals during the pandemic
HCJ 8510/20 I.B. v. Minister of Defense et al.’ (judgment dated December 21, 2020) (Read More »)

Israel prevents a woman from Gaza from visiting her gravely ill father in the West Bank, together with her three children
AP 46697-07-20 N.Z. et al. v. Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (Read More »)

Following petition by Gisha, four Palestinian citizens of Israel living in Gaza were allowed to return home to the Strip amid the coronavirus closure
HCJ 2442/20 M. A. et al. v. GOC Southern Command (filed April 7, 2020) (Read More »)

Israel refused to let a Palestinian citizen of Israel enter the Gaza Strip to reunite with her spouse
HCJ 1481/18 N. J. et al. v. GOC Southern Command et al. (February 19, 2018), HCJ 1851/20 N. J. et al. v. GOC Southern Command et al. (filed March 9, 2020) (Read More »)

Following petitions by Gisha, the Gaza CLA retracts permit denials over alleged “invalid phone numbers” provided by permit applicants
AP 5897-07-19 (filed on July 2, 2019), AP 50133-01-20 (filed on January 21, 2020), AP 67380-02-20 (filed on February 26, 2020) (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 »)

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 »)

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 »)

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