Palestinian fishermen along the coast of Gaza

Supreme Court Orders State to Return 65 Boats to Gaza Fishermen

Following the Supreme Court’s acceptance of a petition filed by three human rights organizations, Israeli authorities submitted last week a preliminary response in which they declared the state’s intention to return 65 fishing boats seized and confiscated from Gaza fishermen in the Strip’s territorial waters. Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, Adalah –…

Closed Erez Crossing point between Gaza and Israel

Significant Deterioration in the Economic and Humanitarian Situation in the Gaza Strip

In the last year alone, numerous events took place in Gaza, and in the region more broadly, that contributed to a significant deterioration in the economic and humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip. Israel tightened restrictions on movement and imposed punitive closures; reconciliation attempts between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority faltered, causing the PA to…