N. E., E. Y. A. K.
As we approached the wall we didn't see any jeeps or
border police soldiers. The transits man said they're
either upstairs or near the gas station along the
street towards Jerusalem. Up, near the ex-wicket
(pishpesh), there're children and grownups climbing
over the wall undisturbed. No border police soldiers to
We drove towards Jerusalem and met a foot patrol of
'magav' soldiers. The soldiers are stopping only some
of the cars and letting the other go. A driver is
asked to stop and show his licenses. The soldier
to give him a ticket for not putting on his seatbelt
but eventually lets him go without a ticket.
In one of the transits there's a young man without
identity cards. The driver didn't know the guy
have a pass authorization and a short confrontation
takes place between them. The driver slaps the young
man. When the jeeps that the soldiers called for
the man arrive, the young man is being taken for
questioning and the driver's keys are being taken.
get a ticket (four soldiers feeling in one report.).
In the jeep that arrived to pick up the young man
there're two more detainees, among them a young girl
without a passing authorization. She says she's been
detained since 6:30 in the morning and that the
transit driver who took her is being confiscated of
his car. We managed to ask her for her name and call
the humanitarian center (the 'moked') even though the
soldiers wont let anyone talk to us.
Before we leave, we give the girl and the transit
driver a card of the Humanitarian center.