Reports & Data
Separation of Families due to the Separation between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank
May 2010. The policy of separation between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank creates an almost impermeable barrier between the two areas, preventing routine contacts between members of extended families as well as violating the integrity of nuclear families, separating couples and keeping parents apart from their children.
FAQs: family unification between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank
May 2010. Gisha explains what prevents residents of the Gaza Strip from moving to the West Bank for family reunification, describes the strict criteria for such travel and explains that the travel ban is not due to concrete security threats posed by the family members.
Restrictions and Removal: Israel's double bind policy for Palestinians holders of Gaza IDs in the West Bank
November 2009. Beginning in approximately 2003, Israel began to prohibit Palestinians whose registered address is in Gaza from being in the West Bank – even if they had been living in the West Bank for years. Thousands of Palestinians, whose registered address is in Gaza, live in hiding in the West Bank, and the unlucky ones are caught and removed to Gaza
New Procedure - Israel bars Palestinians in Gaza from moving to West Bank
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June 2009. This joint position paper by HaMoked – Center for the Defence of the Individual and Gisha describes a new procedure according to which Israel imposes strict criteria for relocation of residence from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank, thereby erecting a new and virtually insurmountable obstacle between the two areas.