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About fishing in Gaza:

Fishing for Justice: A Fact Sheet About Fishing in the Gaza Strip from Grassroots International.

Gaza fishermen: A life under attack.
Israeli naval forces have repeatedly opened fire on Palestinian fishermen, who already struggle to make ends meet. (a photo essay from Al Jazeera).

A Fish Out of Water: Gaza’s First Fisherwoman
Palestinian teenager Madeleine Kolab takes over her father’s fishing business when he’s injured in an Israeli attack (documentary from Al Jazeera).

About the blockade of Gaza and its effects:

OCHA Gaza Crisis: early worning indicators Nov 2017

Ongoing Gaza Closure: The Impact on Daily Life, a short video (which mentions the fishing sector) from the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza:

Gaza in 2020: a Liveable Place? Report from the Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.

From Gisha.org (an Israeli not-for-profit organization, founded in 2005, whose goal is to protect the freedom of movement of Palestinians, especially Gaza residents), many publications, updates and other resources. For example: these FAQs about the Gaza Electricity Crisis

Gaza Unlocked gives access to first-hand stories from Gaza and information about the blockade.


Two short videos based on materials produced by the Union of Agricultural Work Committees in Palestine,  shows the experience of Gaza’s fishers under blockade, confronted by Israeli warships, sharp restrictions on their areas for fishing, and the political, military and economic blockade of Gaza.

On Israeli theft of Palestinian undersea resources off Gaza

A report from Palestinian human rights organization, Al-Haq :

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Annexing Energy – Exploiting and Preventing the Development of Oil and Gas in the O.P.T
Israel Pillaging Natural Gas from Gaza Says Dutch Report

A two-part video report from The Real News Network: