Qalandiya, Mon 12.9.11, Morning
The whole waiting area is very crowded - men climbing up over the bars, pushing, shoving and shouting. It is completely dark inside as none of the neon lights are working.
A big crowd is waiting at the Humanitarian gate which still has not been opened. There is only the girl soldier inside the cabin - no one from the MATAK is present.
Only after two phone calls does the Matak representative come but he immediately lets all those waiting go through without checking.
The other gates begin to be opened with greater frequency and by about 7:15, the lines have disappeared.