Gaza NGOs express ‚horror‘ at new Hamas travel restrictions on Palestinians

30.08.2011                      30.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Rosch Chodesch 1

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Gaza NGOs express 'horror' at new Hamas travel restrictions on Palestinians

Anyone leaving Gaza in the framework of NGO activity must now provide details of the trip to the government.

The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip recently imposed new travel restrictions on Palestinians active in non-governmental organizations in what the Palestinian NGO Network regards as another Hamas attempt to control and hamper them.
The Hamas interior ministry announced on its website on August 10 that anyone leaving Gaza, in the framework of NGO activity, must provide details of the trip to the ministry’s NGO department. The details include: the purpose, duration and destination of the trip, a description of the project, and the names of the host and group involved, along with the names and personal details of other participants….