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Alon road 30.10.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Oct-30-2008
Gochia gate in front of the settlement of Roi. 2 tractors and 5 people waiting for the army to open the gate. The gate which had to be opened at 15:00 for half an hour, was not opened till dark and only due to repeated calls of MachsomWatch members to the army the soldiers came in dark after 5 hrs delay to let the people pass. Neither apology nor any excuse has been submitted.The picture shows the father and his small son waiting by the closed gate at dark.Dochia gate infront of the settlement of Roi.
Alon road 30.10.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Nov-1-2008
Gochia gate in front of the settlement of Roi. 2 tractors and 5 people waiting for the army to open the gate. The gate which had to be opened at 15:00 for half an hour, was not opened till dark and only due to repeated calls of MachsomWatch members to the army the soldiers came in dark after 5 hrs delay to let the people pass. Neither apology nor any excuse has been submitted.The picture shows the father and his small son waiting by the closed gate at dark.
Jordan valley 28.08.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Aug-28-2008
On the valley road, in the middle of nowhere, soldiers stop young Palestinian with a camel to check documents.
Hamra/Beqaot checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Yehudith Levin
Aug-28-2008
A Palestinian that came with his camel from Nablus warned by the soldier that on his way to Jericho he should pass through the checkpoint.
Jordan valley 09.09.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Sep-9-2008
What is left from Palestinian vegetables stall that was situated on the Jordan Valley road and was destroyed by the army.
Jordan valley 09.09.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Sep-9-2008
Palestinian whose vegetables stall was destroyed by the army sleeping outside to guard what left of his property.
Tayasir checkpint 09.09.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Sep-9-2008
Drivers checked by their car while the passengers must cross on foot through the checkpoint.
Hamra/Beqaot checkpoint 09.09.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Sep-9-2008
Palestinians waiting till the car in which they came is checked.
Hamra/Beqaot checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Dorit Hershkovitz
Aug-28-2008
A soldier, MachsomWatch members and Palestinians looking at the checkpoint.
Hamra/Beqaot checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Yehudith Levin
Aug-28-2008
Palestinian Policeman from Baluta detainee at the checkpoint.
Hamra/Beqaot checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Yehudith Levin
Aug-28-2008
Trucks going to Nablus detained at the checkpoint.
Jordan valley 10.08.08
Photographer: Merav Amir
Aug-8-2008
Palestinian belonging to Hadidiya sheperds presents the last staying permit he got in 1991. Since then no permits are given - therefor, the sheperds are considered as illegal aliens.
Jordan valley 10.08.08
Photographer: Merav Amir
Aug-8-2008
The residence of the Hadidiya sheperds. The settlement of Roi in the background. The land is rented from Palestinians that live in Tubas.
Jordan valley 10.08.08
Photographer: Merav Amir
Aug-8-2008
The only road connecting the sheperds congregations of Hadidiya and others to Tamun and Tubas is closed by gate which opens by the army 3 times a week for 30 min. in the morning and in the afternoon. In the picture the soldiers waitingin the air-conditioned jip until 15:00 to unlock the gate.
Hamra checkpoint 10.08.08
Photographer: Merav Amir
Aug-8-2008
The army water container parking under the sole shade in the checkpoint while the Palestinians should wait under the sun.
Tayasir checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Yehudith Levin
Aug-28-2008
Tayasir checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Yehudith Levin
Aug-28-2008
Tayasir checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Yehudith Levin
Aug-28-2008
Public toilets at the checkpoint. Instructions written only in Hebrew and English.
Tayasir checkpoint 28.08.08
Photographer: Yehudith Levin
Aug-28-2008
Children and MachsomWatch member at the checkpoint.
Jordan valley 09.07.09
Photographer: Judith Harmat
Jun-16-2008
According to the military order Gochia gate opens between 08:00-8:30. At 08:30 it is still closed.
Hamra checkpoint 28.02.08
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Jul-8-2008
A shepherd caught on his pasture holding a bread knife forced to kneel down facing the wall.
Tayasir checkpont 06.12.07
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Jul-8-2008
School children crossing the checkpoint.
Tayasir checkpont 06.12.07
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Jul-8-2008
School children crossing the checkpoint.
Alon road 28.02.08
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Jul-8-2008
Along Alon road ditches were digged and filled with barbed wire. Gochia gate was constructed to separate the Jordan Valley from the West Territory. It opens 3 times a week for a short time. Consequently, many Bedouin encampments located near the settlement of Roi are banished from reaching their pasture sites (rented from the people of Tammun) .
Gochia gate 28.02.08
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Jul-8-2008
Along Alon road ditches were digged and filled with barbed wire. Gochia gate was constructed to separate the Jordan Valley from the West Territory. It opens 3 times a week for a short time. Consequently, many Bedouin encampments located near the settlement of Roi are banished from reaching their pasture sites (rented from the people of Tammun) .
Hamra/Beqaot checkpoint 25.04.06
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Jul-8-2008
Vehicles waiting for hours at over 40 c heat to cross to the western territory.
Tayasir checkpont 06.12.07
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Jul-8-2008
School children crossing the checkpoint.
Tayasir checkpoint 09.07.09
Photographer: Judith Harmat
Jun-16-2008
Many stones marked with " Danger! Military firing area" are placed mainly at the entrances to the shepherd communities.
Jordan valley 09.07.09
Photographer: Judith Harmat
Jun-16-2008
According to the military order Gochia gate opens between 08:00-8:30. At 08:30 it is still closed. A palestinian and a child are waiting to take water through.
Tayasir checkpoint 08.04.08
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Apr-20-2008
A routine procedure: a truck loaded with onion has to unload its cargo for checking.
Tayasir checkpoint 08.04.08
Photographer: Daphne Banai
Apr-23-2008
A cigarette break for a chain- smoking soldier resulting in a "shut up" of the checkpoint every 5 minute.
Tayasir checkpoint 19.03.09
Photographer: Nur Bar-On
Mar-10-2008
Soldiers in confrontation with a Palestinian taxi driver blaming him of letting his passengers out not according to the rules.
Tayasir checkpoint 19.03.09
Photographer: Nur Bar-On
Mar-10-2008
Soldiers in confrontation with a Palestinian taxi driver blaming him of letting his passengers out not according to the rules.
Gochia gate 19.03.09
Photographer: Nur Bar-On
Mar-10-2008
Palestinian farmers waiting for the opening of Gochia Gate.
Gochia gate 19.03.09
Photographer: Nur Bar-On
Mar-10-2008
Palestinian farmers waiting for the opening of Gochia Gate.
Bardala 19.03.08
Photographer:
Mar-21-2008
The sign at the entrance warning Israelis from entering area A has been covered with black stains.