Global Research Editor’s Note
There are many walls and Apartheid security fences in different regions of the World.
This collection by Arthur Kalmeyer which includes selected maps and photos was originally published in Russian.
Edited by Global Research
WALLS AND SECURITY FENCES: WORLD OVERVIEW
(See Map below)
The Great Wall of Moroccan known as the “security zone”. This wall, 2,720 kilometers in length, protects from hostile actions Morocco Polisario guerrillas.
NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA. THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE
INDIA AND PAKISTAN
India has built a wall of 3,300 km between Indian held Kashmir (Jammu Kasmir) and Pakistan.
Botswana has built an electrified metal fence on the border with Zimbabwe. According to official sources, it was built for the sole purpose to prevent “the spread of an infectious disease of cattle (hoof and mouth desease) from farms located in Zimbabwe.” In fact, the electrified fence was built to protect the border of Botswana from people fleeing from neighboring Zimbabwe.
SAUDI ARABIA AND YEMEN
Saudi Arabia has built a reinforced concrete wall on the border with Yemen, equipped with the most modern electronic surveillance devices.
The wall “protects” Saudi Arabia against migrants from Yemen. The Yemeni tribes claim that the Saudis have established the wall 7 km within the territory of Yemen.
SAUDI ARABIA AND IRAQ
Saudi Arabia also built a 900-km wall along the border with Iraq.
Uzbekistan separated by a wall from Tajikistan. The United Arab Emirates are building a fence on the border with Oman, and Kuwait is busy strengthening of 215 km-long wall along the border with Iraq.
THAILAND AND MALAYSIA
Since 2007, Thailand is building a fence on its borders with Malaysia, Already built 75 kilometers. Thai troops patrolled the fence.
THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO
The Fence separating the United States from Mexico.
SPAIN AND MOROCCO
The high voltage electrified walls in the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla,
The famous “Rolling Ireland,” separating Catholic and Protestant areas of Northern Ireland.
ISRAEL AND PALESTINE
The Wall of Shame built by the State of Israel.