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The ban on student travel between Gaza and the West Bank: Fatma Sharif’s story

Written by admin  •  Tuesday, 19.10.2010, 16:44
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As the new academic year begins, meet Ms. Sharif, a lawyer from the Gaza Strip who wanted to reach her studies in democracy and human rights in the West Bank but was unable to do so.

Since 2000, Israel has imposed a sweeping ban on the exit of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to study at Palestinian universities in the West Bank. Fatma Sharif, a lawyer from the Gaza Strip who wanted to reach her studies in democracy and human rights in the West Bank, is one of those affected by this policy.

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