Tuesday, September 2, 2008
"We are all farmers here" he says, "and we just want to farm." He suddenly gestures in the direction of the border. "I have forty dunams of good land up there" he says. "It is just 800 meters away, and I could walk there in ten minutes. But if anyone goes onto their land [near the border] they will be shot, even now. I haven't been able to farm those 40 dunams for more than four years."