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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 »)

Following petition by Gisha, Gaza resident able to travel to the Dutch Embassy in Tel Aviv and reunite with her spouse in the Netherlands
AP 80775-01-19 H. S. v. Minister of Defense (filed January 31, 2019). (Read More »)

Gisha files petition on behalf of a Palestinian living in the West Bank who visited his family in Gaza and has since been denied access back to his home in the West Bank
AP 80867-01-19 N. N. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (filed January 31, 2019) (Read More »)

Israel denies woman’s request to return to her home in the West Bank with her two daughters, despite their registered address
AP 66544-01-19 S. S. et al. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (filed January 27, 2019) (Read More »)

Petition against COGAT’s denial of “holiday permits” for five Gaza Christians
AP 21917-01-19 A. A. et al. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (filed on January 9, 2019) (Read More »)

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Publications

Gaza Access and Movement: 2018 Summary Gaza Access and Movement: 2018 Summary
In the last year alone, numerous events took place in Gaza, and in the region more broadly, that contributed to a significant deterioration in the economic and humanitarian situation (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 »)

Summary of Gisha’s Gaza Policy Forum Summary of Gisha’s Gaza Policy Forum
Gisha recently gathered more than 100 Israeli, Palestinian and foreign stakeholders – including diplomats, academics, and representatives of international organizations and (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 »)

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