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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: Israel allows Palestinian from the West Bank and her daughter to return to their home through the Allenby Bridge border crossing
AP 36588-03-20 R. S. et al., v. Civil Administration in the West Bank et al. (March 17, 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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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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