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Jerusalem Diary

By Edward Stourton
February 4
Arrival in Tel Aviv

"I know, I know, I know it is wrong to make light of security checks at airports, but why did they take my shoes away?"

February 5
Meeting the Settlers

"Our tame settlers turned out to be as far as you can imagine from the stereotypical zealot "

February 6
Another Day in Jerusalem

"A sharp bus driver spotted that one of his passengers had wires hanging out of his coat and kept one hand firmly in his pocket"

February 7
High Tech Studio

"We are broadcasting from the wasteland outside Yasser Arafat's compound, and an upturned burnt-out car serves as the studio desk"

Other diaries by Ed
South East Asia

The settler village, "little more than a trailer park"
Listen - Ed Stourton visits Jewish Settlers who've made their homes in the Occupied Territories (07/02/2002)
Ed and Mike Williams set up an makeshift studio desk
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