Friday, July 25, 2008

More about walls...

Senator Obama's Berlin speech also contained the following: "... Not only have walls come down in Berlin, but they have come down in Belfast, where Protestant and Catholic found a way to live together..." Hmm, if he read this humble blog he would know that this is not so, Belfast's "peace walls" are still expanding ten years after the Good Friday agreement and the end of the violence...

Obama's Speech in Berlin
"Peace Walls" - OBO May 6th
Memo to Barack Obama: no walls have 'come down' in Belfast

Pictures below: Berlin wall (down), Belfast peace wall (still up), West Bank "separation barrier" (up)




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