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Legal Activity

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 years Israel blocks trader from travel, then withdraws its obstruction following petition by Gisha
AP 14184-03-19 A.J. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (March 6, 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 »)

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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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