Conflict & Emergencies: Blogs tagged 'fishing'

28 November 2012 | Lara El Jazairi
The fish market in Gaza has been buzzing these past few days—for the first time in six years, fishermen have been allowed to fish up to six nautical miles from Gaza’s coastline. As part of the cease-fire deal reached between Israel and Hamas on 21 November, Israel agreed to facilitate people’s movement in the areas of Gaza commonly known as the “buffer zone”, which includes the sea and farmland along Gaza’s perimeter.
21 March 2011 | Alex Renton
Alex Renton visits Pakistan, where the effects of the floods are still being felt more than 7 months later.
21 September 2010 | Catherine Weibel
Palestinian fishermen in Gaza need access to the sea, not imports of fish from Israel, reports Oxfam’s Catherine Weibel.