Human Rights

Between Here and There: Buffer Zones in International Law
Eian Katz
BA 2013, Yale University; JD Candidate 2018, The University of Chicago Law School

On a December morning in 2015, H.A. left early from his home in central Gaza to tend to his fields of wheat, barley, peas, and fava beans a couple hundred meters from the Israeli border fence. He arrived to find a low-flying Israeli aircraft spewing a thick, white substance over his farmland as it traveled south along the Palestinian side of the divide.