The following is the transcription of the exchange between 'Abdesallam, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, resident of the unrecognised village of Umm al-Hieran, and an Israeli soldier at the Green Line checkpoint of Shani. It takes place in Hebrew. The report that discusses the implications of this exchange, 'Checkpoint Cheek', was published in Al-Akhbar English: http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/checkpoint-cheek-confronting-israel%E2%80%99s-green-line-racism
'Abdesallam (A) [pointing ahead]: To my family here ('here' in Arabic) to my family
Soldier (S): Where to?
A: To my family
A: Here (In Arabic)
A: Is it possible?
S: But do you have an ID?
['Abdesallam hands over his ID]
S: You need a permit
A: No permit, uh? I understand..
S: You need a... the next time... you drive by.... who drive by here are residents of Shani and...
A [in summary] to S: Do you get what is happening here? I brought this doctoral student here to show the discrimination between Bedouin and the residents of Shani
A (in Arabic) [speaking to me]: Shani was setup some 12-15 years ago, and Abu al-Qi'an, we've been here 55 years...
S: But there is a possibility for a few...
A: I know, I am from the family, I know there is a possibility for a few to pass. But I brought him
especially so he can see the face of things... [laughs]. What kind of thing is this? Israelis should be Israelis...
S: I know, it has nothing to do with me
A: God forbid! I'm not saying it's you personally... but you can see the discrimination of some Israelis against other Israelis...