WALLS …

CHINESE WALL

Between 5th century BC – 16th century AC
(longest man-made structure of 6.400 km = 3.976 miles, so gigantic, it can even be seen from outer space!!)


BERLIN WALL:

AUGUST 13, 1961 – NOVEMBER 9TH, 1989

Total length: 96 miles (154,5 km),
302 watchtowers and
65 miles of anti-vehicle trenches.
171 people were killed …

ISRAELI APARTHEID WALL2002 -?

A total of 703 km of length …





… close to 8 m (25 feet) high !!

Kalandia, Ramallah!

The wall is severely disrupting Palestinian life and causing tremendous hardship from every aspect !




WALL IN BAGHDAD


The wall was started on April 10th, 2007, has a height of 12-16 feet (3 m), and is to fence in the restive Sunni neighbourhood of Adhamiyah!

Please click on the picture – it is an image from Google Earth and shows clearly the dimension of the wall!

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