Israel opens Palestinians-only bus lines in West Bank

Move introduced for security reasons, which Israeli rights groups denounce as racist
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Palestinians push their way on board a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank.The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)
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Palestinians push their way on board a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank.The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)
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Palestinians warm up by a fire as they wait for a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank. The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)
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Palestinians board a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank.The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)
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Palestinians wait to board a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank. The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)
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Palestinians on board a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank.The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)
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Palestinians wait to board a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank.The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)
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Palestinians wait to board a bus as a new line is made available by Israel to take Palestinian labourers from the Israeli army crossing of Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli cities, on March 4, 2013. at Eyal crossing, West Bank.The new line service to ferry Palestinian workers from the West Bank to Israel, encouraging them to use it instead of traveling with Israeli settlers on a similar route. (Getty Images)