How hard can it be to get to band camp?
Last April, Gaza music students did not make it out of Gaza in time to participate in a music competition in the West Bank. This time, the students, who attend the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music were able to go to the West Bank with four chaperones for ten days.
Eleven staff members of a multi-purpose center promoting the protection and empowerment of women and families receive permits to travel to the West Bank for professional training
Following Gisha’s intervention, the military allowed most of the center’s staff members to travel for professional training. Four security guards and the housemother did not receive permits, based on the claim they did not require training.
Five years of solitude
The addresses listed in the K. family’s ID cards subjected them to five years of separation. Following Gisha’s intervention, the family was able to reunite in the West Bank.
After 14 years apart, N. visits his family in the Gaza Strip
N., a resident of the West Bank, was afraid to visit his family in Gaza because he is registered in the Palestinian population registry as a resident of Gaza. Gisha helped him get a permit to visit Gaza and then return to his home in the West Bank.
After a ten-year separation, Rasha received a permit to visit her sick mother
When Rasha moved to live with her husband in the West Bank, she did not imagine she would not be able to see her family for a decade. After a bureaucratic ordeal and intervention by Gisha, Rasha traveled with her children to visit her mother in Gaza.
Thanks to a request by Gisha, a security preclusion disappears, and Nasser is able to travel to Bethlehem for the holidays
Nasser, a Gaza resident, was prevented from entering Israel and the West Bank for eight years due to "security considerations", which disappeared as soon as Gisha intervened on his behalf.
Following hardships because of the closure and thanks to a new project, Naima Abu Shawareb supports her family
An Oxfam GB project provides temporary work to men and women in the Gaza Strip. Thanks to the project, Abu Shawareb has been able to save some money for her children. What will happen when the project ends?