TITLE

Exit from the Holy Land

AUTHOR(S)
McGreal, Chris
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
New Statesman;12/19/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4771-4773, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the isolation of Bethlehem, which has lost most of its tourist economy because of the massive, Israeli-built barrier wall that surrounds the city. Residents of the city are also leaving, saying their town has become a prison with no opportunities. Getting into the city requires a hard to get pass for Palestinians while the tourists upon whom the economy relies are subject to searches and are told they are entering a terrorist zone.
ACCESSION #
19179815

 

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