All Updates

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22 Apr 2018 description
report Gisha

April 15, 2018. Rafah Crossing, between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, closed last night after being open for three days for movement of people in both directions. During this time, 2,593 people exited Gaza to Egypt, and 441 entered the Strip. Egyptian authorities denied exit of 213 Palestinians from Gaza, without explanation. Since the beginning of 2018, Rafah Crossing has only been open for travel out of Gaza on eight days, during which a total of 5,490 people left the Strip; entrance was allowed on 13 days, during which a total of 2,645 people entered Gaza from Egypt.

13 Apr 2018 description
report Gisha

April 12, 2018. The fatal shooting of protestors near the fence separating Israel and the Gaza Strip over the last few weeks has rightfully elicited harsh reactions from around the globe. Israeli politicians and officials meanwhile depict recent events as a sudden threat on Israel’s borders, initiated by Hamas.

30 Mar 2018 description
report Gisha

March 27, 2018. Operations at Erez Crossing to Israel and Rafah Crossing to Egypt were disrupted over the course of last week, further limiting movement to and from Gaza, which is severely restricted to begin with.

30 Mar 2018 description
report Gisha

The impact of the closure on women in Gaza

March 8, 2018. To mark International Women’s Day, Gisha has released a new publication on the impact of the closure on women in Gaza.

28 Feb 2018 description
report Gisha

February 2018. A new report by Gisha presents analysis of ten central judgments concerning the rights of Gaza residents handed down by the Israeli court system in the decade since Israel tightened its closure on the Strip.

Introduction

In the ten years that have passed since Israel tightened its closure on the Gaza Strip, Israeli courts have heard hundreds of petitions filed by Gaza residents and human rights organizations.

Maps & Infographics

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