Monday, February 27, 2017

There Are Seventy Walls In Place Around The World To Protect National Borders

AFP: Keep out! Border walls around the world

Seventy walls are in place around the world to protect national borders, compared with a dozen in 1989 when the Berlin Wall came down, according to researcher Elisabeth Vallet of Quebec University.

As US President Donald Trump moves to build a wall along the Mexican border, here are other significant frontier barriers around the globe:

- US: extending existing barrier -

One third of the 3,200-kilometre (2,000-mile) US border with Mexico is, in fact, already protected by a fence. Authorised by US President George W. Bush and completed in 2010, the metallic barrier is more than five metres (16 feet) high and equipped with floodlights and surveillance cameras.

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WNU Editor: As more people continue to migrate from failed societies to First World countries .... the total number of border walls is only going to go up.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We have a big long border fence down here in San Diego, in fact I believe 75% of the county boundary already has a barrier. Can't wait for everyone to come down and protest the wall...that's already been there for 25 years.