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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 »)

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 »)

Appeal against Jerusalem District Court decision to uphold refusal of request made by Gaza resident to visit his bed-ridden father in the West Bank
AAA 2777/19 Shadi Ramadan v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (filed on April 17, 2019) (Read More »)

Following High Court petition by Gisha, Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority introduces protocol to facilitate registration of children born in Gaza to mothers with Israeli citizenship
HCJ 2620-18 Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement v. Population Administration et al. (filed on March 28, 2018, ruling given on July 15, 2019). (Read More »)

Following petition filed by Gisha, Israel grants a grandmother from Gaza a permit to attend her granddaughter’s wedding in Israel after demanding proof that she was really in the Strip
AP 9068-07-19 Z.A v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (filed July 3, 2019). (Read More »)

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Publications

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 »)

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 »)

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