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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 »)

Following petitions, Israel allows individuals with West Bank addresses to travel from Gaza to the West Bank and announces review of policy restricting such travel due to the coronavirus
AP 36580-03-20 A.M. v. COGAT et al.; AP 674544-02-20 A.L. v. COGAT et al.; AP 74117-06-20 M.M. v. COGAT et al.; AP 18654-07-20 R.Z. et al. v. COGAT et al. (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, Israel allows family of five to return from Jordan to their home in Gaza
AP 52617-09-20 A. K. et al. v. Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (judgment dated October 7, 2020) (Read More »)

Following Gisha petition, Israel allows a patient from Gaza to travel to Jordan for medical treatment
AP 23352-08-20 R.A. et al. v. Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories et al. (judgment dated August 16, 2020). (Read More »)

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Discrimination by Default Discrimination by Default
To mark International Human Rights Day, Gisha is proud to release a gender analysis of Israel’s permit regime in Gaza. Israel’s official policy on travel by Palestinians to and from the Strip is detailed in the “Status of Authorizations,” a document produced by Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT). The criteria listed in the document and its numerous ancillary procedures dictate the few and narrow circumstances in which Palestinians are eligible to apply for a travel permit from Israel. (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 »)

Poll: Israeli public opinion vis-à-vis Gaza during the coronavirus pandemic
May 7, 2020. An opinion poll commissioned by Gisha in early April 2020 shows that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority, or at least a plurality, of the Israeli public support (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 »)

Statement by Gisha Executive Director, Tania Hary, at the UN Security Council Statement by Gisha Executive Director, Tania Hary, at the UN Security Council
On November 21, Gisha Executive Director Tania Hary addressed the United Nations Security Council in New York City. Hary, who was invited to brief the Council on the situation (Read More »)

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