Bethlehem unplugged (17 images)

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Every morning of working days Palestinian workers lined up next to the Separating Wall in Bethlehem as they wait to cross the Gilo Terminal in order to work in Jerusalem.
Though Pope Benedict will enter the nativity city through the wall at this same Gilo checkpoint during his five-day trip to the Holy Land, this is a scene that he will not see. By the time he arrives around 8am, the thousands of workers will have long gone; the food vendors will have packed up their barrows, along...
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