Gisha Executive Director Sari Bashi: What’s Changed Since the Gaza Ceasefire

Gisha Executive Director Sari Bashi writes an op-ed for Open Zion in the Daily Beast about changes to the closure on Gaza introduced since the end of the military operation “Pillar of Defense”. From the op-ed:

“Since 2007, Israel has banned Palestinians in Gaza from marketing their goods in Israel or the West Bank, even though they are permitted, under restrictive conditions, to transit their goods via Israel to Europe. Exporting through the Rafah Crossing with Egypt remains forbidden. High transport costs and low demand in Europe for goods from Gaza limit the economic viability of export abroad”.

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