Beit Furik, Huwwara, Za'tara (Tapuah), Fri 5.9.08, Morning
Translator: Charles K.
8:20 Za'tara-Tapuach junction
Few cars, two inspection lanes open, a bus in the parking lot following inspection of documents.
All the passengers were permitted to continue on their way.
8:50 Beit Furik
Very sparse traffic, even less that on other Fridays.
When we arrive the checkpoint commander calls out to us not to cross over the line - and without hesitation suspends inspections of the few people entering - and we move back in order to avoid causing additional hardship to those passing through.
9:20 Huwwara checkpoint
The inspection booth is empty. The checkpoint is almost deserted - few pass through and continue on their way.
10:00 Za'tara-Tapuach junction
Once again, only a few cars, and two inspection lanes open.