MESOP MIDEAST WATCH ISRAEL / PALESTINE & CHRISTIANS

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Yara Asi  25-11-2021

Palestinian Christians from Gaza have to apply for Israeli permits to visit the Palestinian city of Bethlehem during the holidays. Already, more have applied than there are permits available (set at an arbitrary quota).

 

Gisha גישה مسلك@Gisha_Access

COGAT has reinstated the “holiday permit” quotas for Gaza Christians: 500 permits for visits to West Bank/E. Jerusalem + 200 permits abroad during the Christmas season. So far, ~900 applications have been filed, much more than the arbitrary quotas. Read: https://gisha.org/en/israel-reinstates-christmas-permit-quota-for-gaza-arbitrary-restrictions-remain/

 

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