The HCJ denied the petition of the Center for the Defence of the individual against the GOC southern command not to grant Israelis permission to enter the Gaza strip to visit their relatives for the Muslim holiday of Eid ul-Fitr.

The HCJ stated that the decision is reasonable considering the substantial danger arising from such permission and the fact that the GOC southern commands policy on that matter is being examined from time to time in order to make sure it suits the current condition in the area.