Walls of Shame: West Bank Separation Wall @AJEnglish http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/general/2007/11/200852518465249175.html
It matters little what they are called – walls, barriers or fences – the intention is the same: to redefine human relations into “us” and “them”.
The Walls of Shame series is about division, and about the barriers that men erect, in calculation or desperation, to separate themselves from others, or others from them. When diplomacy and conciliation fail, this is the alternative, and not since medieval times have walls been so in demand around the world.
Tens of new walls, barriers and fences are currently being built, while old ones are being renovated. And there are many types: barriers between countries, walls around cities and fences that zigzag through neighbourhoods…MORE