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2014

Since the kidnapping: Movement obstructed and goods blocked Since the kidnapping: Movement obstructed and goods blocked
June 23, 2014. For the past nine days, Israel has engaged in an extensive military operation in the West Bank, while in Gaza, travel and movement of goods has been further restricted. Export is blocked and most of the people traveling via Erez are medical patients. The following is a snapshot of the situation. Read More »

Civilians are not a legitimate target
June 17, 2014. Gisha strongly condemns any action which deliberately targets civilians, whether the firing of rockets towards civilian population centers or the kidnapping of civilians, particularly minors. In the same vein, it is also forbidden to harm civilians by restricting movement of people and goods. Read More »

“So much opportunity, so much hope” “So much opportunity, so much hope”
March 25, 2014. Sari Bashi, Gisha’s founder, was interviewed for Open Society Foundations about the closure of Gaza, freedom of movement and the great potential for improving the lives of Israelis and Palestinians in the region. Read More »

Eating Israeli Hummus in Gaza Eating Israeli Hummus in Gaza
March 9, 2014. You can find Israeli hummus and cheese on the shelves of Gaza’s grocery stores, says a Ynet News report, but in Israel, you won’t be able to enjoy strawberries from Gaza. Read More »

All because of a logo All because of a logo
February 17, 2014. The military refuses to process requests to exit Gaza because application forms bear the logo “State of Palestine”. Gisha’s director: It’s a shame that this battle is fought at the expense of medical patients. Read More »

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