Route 443 Photos

A couple of shots of Route 443 through the West Bank that I mentioned yesterday. First here’s the Israeli checkpoint semi-blocking the exit/entrance that would lead from a Palestinian village onto the highway:


And here’s a view of the wall that separates the highway from the Palestinian territory on either side of it:


It’s a sort of banal aspect of occupation and settlement in practice that’s a bit far afield from some of the rhetoric you hear. But enough banal things like this, and you don’t really have two states.