‘Israel’s permit regime isn’t about security, it’s about segregation’ | +972 Magazine

Thousands of Palestinian workers line up before dawn to pass through the Israeli army's 'Eyal Checkpoint' on their way to work in Israel, July 16, 2017. (Ahmad Al-Bazz/Activestills.org)

The true nature of Israeli labor camps (ODT)

The checkpoint is perhaps the image most closely associated with Israel’s military rule in the occupied territories, where tens of thousands of Palestinian laborers pass through to work in Israel on a daily basis. For most Israelis, the checkpoints are a tool Israel uses to protect its citizens from terrorism. For Palestinians, particularly Palestinian laborers, part of a system of control, one so many are forced to accede to in order to provide for their families.

via ‘Israel’s permit regime isn’t about security, it’s about segregation’ | +972 Magazine

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