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Animation: Lift siege on Gaza, 2009

 One year after Operation Cast Lead, B'Tselem is today (27 December) launching a public campaign demanding that Israel lift its siege on the Gaza Strip. This is necessary in order to reha...
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Effects of the bombing of the Gaza power plant on the residents, 2006

Since Israel bombed the Gaza power plant, the lives of the Habil family, owners of a sewing workshop, have revolved around the few hours a day in which the electricity supply is renewed. ...
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Effects of the bombing of the Gaza power plant on the operating of a-Shifa hospital, 2006

Since Israel bombed the Gaza power plant, on 28 June 2006, the lack of a steady supply of electricity has severely hampered the running of the hospital. Patients wait many hours for treat...
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Living in Poverty in Gaza, 2007

'Omar a-Najar, a resident of Gaza, cannot find work. In his testimony, he describes his family's life of   destitution , trying to  get by on a handful of lentils and  the few fish he cat...
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Restrictions on fishing

In the Interim Agreement, signed by Israel and the PLO as part of the Oslo Accords, Israel undertook to allow fishing boats from Gaza to go some 20 nautical miles (about 37 kilometers) fr...
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30 May '10: No-go zones along the perimeter fence in the Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip is narrow, elongated, and densely populated. One of the main agricultural areas in the Gaza Strip runs along the eastern border with Israel, adjacent to the perimeter fence...
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Gaza - an inside look: Hip-Hop Lesson, 2009

Ayman Maghmas, a member of the Gazan band Palestinian Rappersz, lost his father during Operation Cast Lead and his home was destroyed. He is seen teaching the audience in a community cent...
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Nahed a-Za'anin, 2007

Nahed a-Za'anin markets his tomatoes abroad through an Israeli export company. Because of delays at Karni Crossing, his tomatoes lose their quality and are rejected, forcing him to sell t...
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Firing at workers near the Gaza Strip border

Update: On 14 October 2012, B'Tselem was notified by telephone that a Military Police Investigation Unit inquiry has been opened to clarify the allegations in one of the incidents. Ove...
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Youth shot this morning by Israeli security forces on Gaza border dies

Update: On 1 January 2012, the office of the military advocate for operational matters notified B’Tselem that it had instructed the military police to investigate the allegations. On 13 ...