Water Deprived

A Campaign of


Monday, November 23, 2015 By Patrick Harrison Marda Permaculture Farm in the West Bank. Photo from mardafarm.com. Ownership of the land of Palestine is hotly contested, so it is little surprise that the Earth itself is often the first casualty of Israel’s occupation. Israel uses a variety of tactics to try and drive Palestinians from […]

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16/11/15 Gaza could be an idyllic place on the Mediterranean, but it is one of the largest open pit prisons in the world. Because of the Israeli blockade, for over eight years 1.8 million people are severely restricted in their ability to exit Gaza and export and import goods. Skin and digestive diseases, especially among […]

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On July 6, 2015, Gisha made an application under the Freedom of Information Act to Mekorot (Hebrew), Israel’s national water company, which is in charge of supplying water from Israel to the Gaza Strip. Gisha requested information about water supply to Gaza in recent years. The Freedom of Information Application was made after a similar […]

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