at 11:00 p.m, 500 meters from the checkpoint men and women form a queue

Summer of 2002,
more than 80% of the Palestinians live in the Gaza strip under the poverty level.
While the violence is still paramount the Israeli government
decided to let 6000 Palestinias cross the Gaza Checkpoint and seek work in Israel.

soon they will sit or lie down

it is almost 3 a.m