Thursday, November 12, 2009

The Other Walls || Les Autres Murs

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A note I posted on Facebook earlier today.
Un article que j'ai mis sur Facebook ce matin.

Reuters: in pictures...

REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A Palestinian woman and her children walk past a drawing by British graffiti artist Banksy, along part of the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank city of Aram, August 10, 2005.

REUTERS/Oleg Popov

Partially dressed Palestinians hold up their hands as they approach Israeli soldiers at the Erez Crossing, while trying to flee from Gaza, June 19, 2007.

REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian woman sits in a bus before leaving Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip November 6, 2009, on her way to perform the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca.

REUTERS/Nasser Nuri

Egyptian soldiers close part of a destroyed section of the border wall between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, January 28, 2008.

REUTERS/Erik de Castro

A boy waits with other travellers at the holding area on the Iraq side of the Iraq-Iran Muntheria Border, near the city of Khanaqin northeast of Baghdad November 17, 2008.

REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

A Syrian Druz cleric waits for his relatives to cross the Syrian-Israeli crossing point into Syria from the Israel-occupied Golan Heights for a four-day visit to the Arab state September 6, 2007.

REUTERS/Carlos Barria

An artistic representation shows coffins with the numbers of immigrants who die trying to cross the border between Mexico and the United States each year at the wall border limit in Tijuana, Mexico May 6, 2006.

REUTERS/Juan Medina

A boy walks past a fence decorated with figures of immigrants trying to scale it during a re-enactment by immigrants of their attempts to cross the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla in their refugee camp in Bamako, Mali, January 21, 2006.


A South Korean girl playing the role of a North Korean girl walks through the opening of a gate leading into the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas near Dorasan station, north of Seoul, during a ground breaking ceremony on September 18, 2002.


A migrant tries to cross into the U.S. from the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez, under the bridge that connects the border city with El Paso March 6, 2006.

REUTERS/Fred Greaves

A man in Mexico looks up at the border fence separating the U.S. and Mexico where it extends into the Pacific Ocean after a storm caused damage to the fence in San Diego in this January 3, 2006 file photo.

REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarussian border guards patrol the state border with Poland near the city of Brest, some 360 km (224 miles) southwest of Minsk, June 6, 2009.


Turkish Cypriots peer through a border fence in Nicosia towards the Greek Cypriot south Cyprus April 25, 2004.

REUTERS/Vinay Joshi

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol the border at the India-Pakistan International Border Post, about 180 km (112 miles) from the western Indian city of Bikaner December 25, 2008.

REUTERS/Jeff Topping

A piece of metal framing that will have sheets of metal welded to it is lifted into place by a fork lift, as members of the 116th Construction Support & Equipment Company of the Utah National Guard continue construction on a 1,000 foot long extension of the border wall that separates the U.S. and Mexico in San Luis, Arizona June 7, 2006.


A female North Korean soldier guards the banks of the Yalu River near the Chongsong county of North Korea opposite the Chinese border town of Hekou, northeastern China's Liaoning province May 31, 2009.

REUTERS/Anton Meres

Women are bent double by sacks of goods at the Spain-Morocco border near Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, April 19, 2007.

REUTERS/Manuel Hernandez

Venezuelans and Colombians use ladders to get off the Simon Bolivar bridge to evade Venezuelan national guards, in San Antonio November 3, 2009.

REUTERS/Amit Gupta

Pakistani rangers close the gate after it was opened for trade at a crossing point on the military ceasefire line or Line of Control at Chakka-da-Bagh, about 250 km (155 miles) northwest of Jammu, October 21, 2008.

REUTERS/Hazir Reka

A stone is thrown by a Serb during a protest at the Gate 3 border post near Podujevo in Kosovo February 21, 2008.

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A Dominican Republic soldier (L) receives a paper from a Haitian at the border with Haiti in Jimani October 5, 2007.

REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Garments of would-be immigrants are hooked on a razor wire fence which separates Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, October 3, 2005.

REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

A Hungarian flag is seen behind barbed wire at the "Iron Curtain Museum" in Felsocsatar, 272km (169 miles) west of Budapest April 29, 2009.

REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

A refugee illegally crosses the Beit Bridge border from Zimbabwe into South Africa July 21 2007.

REUTERS/Paul McErlane

A British army soldier sits alone in his sandbag covered pillbox as demolition work is carried out on the Romeo 14 observation post on Cloghoge Mountain, 1.5km south of Newry, South Armagh, Northern Ireland, May 9, 2003.

REUTERS/Antonio Denti/Files

Migrants stand behind the main gate of a holding centre on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, September 4, 2008.

REUTERS/Masimba Sasa

A worker repairs a barbed wire fence that was damaged by immigrants illegally crossing at the Beit Bridge border between South Africa and Zimbabwe April 18, 2008.


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L'épice said...

pfffffffffffff... qu'est ce que tu veux que je te dise?! faut croire que quand ça arrange, un Mur c'est Bien, et quand ça arrange plus, ben on fait tout un truc symbolique pour en le détruire. Et surtout on fait croire aux peuples qu'on l'a fait par Humanisme. Humanisme mes fesses, oui! si c'était le cas, on ne laisserait pas autant de Murs éclore aux 4 coins de la planète!

~♪ bl✮g ♫~ said...

bien dit mon épice!