Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Al-Jazeera Video: Inside Story - Israel wall: Security or apartheid? - 12 Jan 2010
"Israel's government has approved plans for the construction of a barrier along its border with Egypt in a bid to stop illegal entry, particularly by militants.
The latest Israeli move could divert some of the attention caused by the Egyptian plan to build a wall. Israel believes this is the best option to protect its borders with Egypt. The other option would be to amend the Egyptian Israeli peace treaty to allow for more Egyptian border troops to be deployed.
Can fences and walls provide the security a nation seeks and where does it leave genuine asylum seekers from Africa? "