The Viva Palestina convoy has finally crossed from Morocco into Algeria. This milestone happened only after a long and apparently unexplained delay at the border checkpoint.
Here’s what the cheerleading website set up to support the pilgramage says about the lengthy wait:
I am told that the passport checks were done at a leisurly pace in an atmosphere of friendship and brotherhood
Well, indolence borne of solidarity is certainly one partial explanation. Alternative suggestions for the rationale behind Algerian officialdom’s tardiness may be left in the usual place.