Walls of shame, destined to fail

Steikunaite, Giedre
July 2011
New Internationalist;Jul2011, Issue 444, p12
The article discusses the history of walls, addressing the November 2009 anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Apartheid Wall separating Israel from the West Bank. The author suggests that walls represent a dangerous political mentality and describes several historical wall barriers including the Belfast Peace Lines separating Catholic and Protestant areas in Northern Ireland, a wall separating Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara from Polisario, and the Great Wall of China.


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