'Azzun 'Atma, Thu 10.9.09, Morning
‘Azzun ‘AtmaDaylight Saving Time in Palestine, and the Ramadan fast – a combination leading to sparse traffic at the checkpoint.
06:20 The fenced corridor where laborers wait to leave ‘Azzun ‘Atma is empty.
From time to time a lone laborer arrives and inserts his ID into the hole in the wall. One soldier on guard and an officer runs the checkpoint. The only thing happening – the faucet on the water tank drips because it doesn’t close completely.