#275205 Palestinian villagers of Deir Istiya fear roadblock's creeping permanence
in Ha’aretz, 1 February 2015
»What's important to the residents of the village, which is on the road between Salfit to the south and Nablus to the northeast, is that the army repeatedly closes the main, northwest entrance to Deir Istiya for weeks on end before reopen ...
#2756 Jerusalem Unrest Threatens Wider Flare-Up After Deadliest Attack on Israeli Civilians in 3 Years
with Amira Hass, Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzales, on Pacifica Radio/Democracy Now, 19 November 2014
#243 by Amira Hass, 16 July 2003
Israelis still use the convenient and misleading term "fence" to describe the system of fortifications that is currently being erected on Palestinian lands in the West Bank. Even "wall," the term more commonly used in foreign-language reports, is insufficient to describe what is really being built at this very moment: A concrete wall eight meters high, wire fences and electronic sensors, ditches four meters deep on either side, a dirt path to reveal footprints, an area into which entry is forbidden, a two-lane road for army patrols, and watchtowers and firing posts every 200 meters along the entire length. These are the components of the "fence". More details