West Bank wall graffiti – UPDATED


a bansky painting from a slide show on spiegel online/
another row of images on the theme can be looked up at reuters.com

In the West Bank, Israel’s security barrier has started to resemble the western side of the Berlin Wall. The Israeli side is bleak and clean, but on the Palestinian side graffiti can flourish. I knew the British painter Banksy had tagged the wall a few years ago, but I had no idea where his stencils were. At first I didn’t care — I was just here to see Bethlehem — but my taxi passed a stencil I had seen in news reports, a dove wearing a bulletproof vest. So I snapped a picture. (read more on: Taking a ‘Banksy Tour’ in Bethlehem

UPDATE:
Guardian timeline of the conflict: Gaza: Israel’s previous attacks
.. and a list of demonstrations

Ban Ki-moon calls for Gaza ceasefire

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